May 17 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2017 Astronaut from Soviet Union, Viktor Gorbatko died. Death day
2016 Chess grandmaster from Serbia, Dragan Paunovic died. Death day
2014 American biologist Gerald Edelman died. Death day
2013 Golfer from United States, Ken Venturi died. Death day
2004 108 people died in Fire at San Pedro Sula's prison at San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Man-Made Disaster
1999 Chess grandmaster from Estonia, Lembit Oll died. Death day
1990 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Daniil Lintchevski was born. Birthday
1988 South Korean badminton player Son Wan Ho was born. Birthday
1987 Swedish economist Gunnar Myrdal died. Death day
1982 Golfer from United States, Hunter Mahan was born. Birthday
1980 Chess grandmaster from Ukraine, Alexander Moiseenko was born. Birthday
1970 Italian fencer Giovanna Trillini was born. Birthday
1967 Chess grandmaster from England, James Howell was born. Birthday
1967 Astronaut from United States, Joseph Acaba was born. Birthday
1963 Chess grandmaster from Serbia, Goran Todorovic was born. Birthday
1951 American healthcare executive Joseph R. Swedish was born. Birthday
1947 New Zealand politician George Forbes died. Death day
1928 The opening ceremony of Games of the IX Olympiad, or 1928 Summer olympics was held in Amsterdam.
1916 Russian physicist Boris Borisovich Galitzine died. Death day
1912 African-American inventor Mary Kenner was born. Birthday
1911 Chess grandmaster from Belgium, Albéric O'Kelly de Galway was born. Birthday
1911 New Zealand farmer and inventor Alfred William Gallagher was born. Birthday
1897 Norwegian chemist Odd Hassel was born. Birthday
1814 Constitution Day of Norway. National Holiday
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