What Happened on May 17, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 133rd Preakness: Kent Desormeaux aboard Big Brown wins in 1:54.80

Famous Weddings

  • Eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II, Peter Phillips (30) weds management consultant Autumn Kelly (30) at St. George‚Äôs chapel in Windsor Castle
  • Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (26) weds rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (31) in Encino, California