What Happened on May 17, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium & begins invasion of France
  • Nazis bombs Middelburg/B IJzerdrat begins illegal defiance

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alan Kay, American computer scientist (GUI design and object-oriented programming), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

Computer Scientist Alan Kay
Computer Scientist
Alan Kay