On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1915

Historical Events

  • 40th Preakness: Douglas Hoffman aboard Rhine Maiden wins in 1:58
  • Cubs George "Zip" Zabel relieves with 2 outs in 1st & winds up with 4-3 19-inning win over Brooklyn in longest relief job ever

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Last liberal British government of H. H. Asquith falls

British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith
British Prime Minister
H. H. Asquith
  • National Baptist Convention chartered

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph D Craggs, electrical engineer
1915 Highlights

About May 17, 1915

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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