What Happened on May 17, 1945

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2 US P-47 Thunderbolts bomb Kiushu

Famous Birthdays

  • D A S Pennefather, Maj-General/Commandant (General Royal Marines)
  • George Miller, (Rep-D-CA, 1975- )

Famous Deaths

  • Jan van Geenen, resistance fighter, dies
  • Sasaki Shigetsu Sokei-an, founder 1st Zen Institute of America, dies