On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1907

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Cawley, British chief scientist and Minister of Power (1959-67) (d. 2000)
  • Ilona Elek, Hungarian fencer (Olympic gold 1936, 48), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1988)
1907 Highlights

About May 17, 1907

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus