What Happened on May 17, 1954

Historical Events

  • US Supreme Court unanimously rules on Brown v Topeka Board of Education reverses 1896 "separate but equal" Plessy v Ferguson decision

Famous Birthdays

  • John Iles, British stage and screen actor (The Bill -"Dashwood"), born in Ripon, North Yorkshire, England
  • Michael Roberts, jockey
1954 Highlights

About May 17, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

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