What Happened on May 17, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 105th Preakness: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Codex wins in 1:54.2
  • Kumar Anandan balanced on one foot for 33 hours
  • Major race riot in Miami Florida - 16 killed, 300 injured
  • Paul & Linda McCartney appear on "Saturday Night Live"

Famous Birthdays

  • Dallas Taylor, American singer (Underoath)
  • Davor D┼żalto, Serbian art historian