What Happened on May 17, 1903

Theodore Roosevelt, the Cowboy President

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians beat NY Highlanders 9-2 in Columbus Ohio

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Packard, British Lieutenant General (d. 2000)

Cool Papa BellCool Papa Bell (1903-1991)

American Baseball HOF center fielder (NgL WorLd Series 1943, 44 Homestead Grays; 8 x NgL All Star; career BA .337), born in Starkville, Mississippi

Born in 1903

About May 17, 1903

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 120 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus