What Happened on May 17, 2014

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 139th Preakness: Victor Ezpinoza aboard California Chrome wins in 1:54.84
  • Arsenal defeats Hull City to win the 2014 FA Cup Final
  • Atlético Madrid win the 2013–14 La Liga
  • Bayern Munich defeats Borussia Dortmund to win the 2013–14 DFB-Pokal
  • The center-right Hindu Nationalist Party, the BJP, wins landslide election victory in India

Famous Deaths

  • Gerald Edelman, American biologist & Nobel laureate, dies from natural causes at 84