What Happened on May 17, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Belgian and Luxembourg sign customs union
  • US President Harding opens (via telephone) 1st Valencia Orange Show

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Merrill, American composer and lyricist (d. 1998)
  • Dennis Brain, french-hornist (Serenade), born in London, England
  • John Garlick, British senior civil servant