May 17, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro offers to exchange Bay of Pigs prisoners for 500 bulldozers

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

Deaths in History

  • Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp, dies at 81