Historical Events on May 17th, 1915

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 40th Preakness: Douglas Hoffman aboard Rhine Maiden wins in 1:58
  • Cubs George "Zip" Zabel relieves with 2 outs in 1st & winds up with 4-3 19-inning win over Brooklyn in longest relief job ever
  • Last liberal British government of Asquith falls
  • National Baptist Convention chartered