What Happened on May 17, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British Summer Time (Daylight Savings) introduced

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelis A Eman, Aruban politician
  • John Hinde, photographer/circus promoter

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Borisovich Galitzine, Russian physicist (b. 1862)
  • Gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer, dies at 68