On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1941

Historical Events

  • Pennsylvania declares legal holiday to honor A's manager Connie Mack

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Nelson. American politician
  • David Cope, American composer, born in San Francisco, California
  • Grace Zabriskie, American actress
  • Malcolm Hale, musician (Spanky and Our Gang), born in Butte, Montana (d. 1968)
1941 Highlights

About May 17, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus