What Happened on May 17, 1946

Historical Events

  • KVP Labor/Communists win 1st post-WW2 Dutch parliamentary elections
  • US President Harry Truman seizes control of nation's railroads to delay a strike

Famous Birthdays

  • F. Paul Wilson, American horror and sci-fi novelist (Repairman Jack), and medical doctor, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sinaida Turchina, USSR, team handball (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Udo Lindenberg, German musician, born in Gronau, Westphalia
Born in 1946

About May 17, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus