What Happened on May 17, 1921

Historical Events

  • Belgian and Luxembourg sign customs union

Valencia Orange Show

US President Warren G. Harding opens (via telephone) the 1st Valencia Orange Show in Anaheim, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Merrill, American composer and lyricist (People, Mambo Italiano), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 1998)
  • Dennis Brain, British classical horn player (Serenade), born in London, England (d. 1957)
  • John Garlick, British senior civil servant
Born in 1921

About May 17, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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