What Happened on May 17, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Patty Berg wins LPGA Reno Golf Open
  • Yanks & Browns use record 41 players in a game

Famous Birthdays

  • George Johnson, rocker (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (ABC-TV, CBS Morning Show), born in Pasadena, California
  • Nicholas Bacon, premier baronet of England
  • Yoko Shimada, Kumamota Japan, author (Kir Royal)/actress (Shogun)

Famous Deaths

  • Eric De Lamarter, composer, dies at 73