Historical happenings

6/17/1775 ~ Battle of Bunker Hill (actually it was Breed’s Hill)

6/17/1894 ~ 1st US poliomyelitis epidemic breaks out, Rutland, Vermont

6/17/1932 ~ Bonus Army: around a thousand World War I veterans amass at the United States Capitol as the U.S. Senate considers a bill that would give them certain benefits

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