May 17, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • -18] Allied air raid on Surabaja, Java
  • Chinese/US arm forces take Myitkyina Airport, Burma

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Eisenhower sets D-Day for June 5th

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Operation Straightline: Allies land in Dutch New Guinea

Birthdays in History

  • Canon P B Price, general secretary, USPG