May 17, 1938 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • US Congress approves Vinson Naval Act, which funds a two-ocean navy

Birthdays in History

  • Trinus Riemersma, Dutch-Frisian writer (Conquest of Leeuwarden)

Deaths in History

  • Jakob Ehrlich, Austrian politician and zionist (b. 1877)