Famous People Born on May 17, 1903

About May 17, 1903

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 115 years
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation

Star Sign: Taurus

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Packard, British Lt General

Person of interestCool Papa Bell

James "Cool Papa" Bell, American baseball center fielder in Negro league baseball, considered by many to have been one of the fastest men ever to play the game, born in Starkville, Mississippi (d. 1991)

Baseball player Cool Papa Bell
Baseball player
Cool Papa Bell