What Happened on May 17, 1911

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 36th Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Watervale wins in 1:51

Famous Birthdays

  • Knut Anders Haukfield, SOE Operative
  • Lisa Fonssagrives, Swedish-born supermodel (d. 1992)
  • Maureen O'Sullivan, Boyle Ireland, actress (Tarzan, Pride & Prejudice)