What Happened on May 17, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dutch SS vows loyalty to Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroline Charles, fashion designer
  • Taj Mahal [Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, Jr.], American singer-songwriter (Real Thing), born in Harlem, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Hollins, British composer, dies at 76