On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1958

Historical Events

  • 83rd Preakness: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Tim Tam wins in 1:57.2
  • Emergency crisis proclaimed in Algeria

Famous Birthdays

  • Vincent Henar, Surinam bassist (Fra Fra Sound), born in Surinam
1958 Highlights

About May 17, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus