On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1952

Historical Events

  • 77th Preakness: Conn McCreary aboard Blue Man wins in 1:57.4

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Hampton, Canadian politician
  • Jody Pijper, Dutch (background) singer
1952 Highlights

About May 17, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus