On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st atomic reactor system patented by J W Flora of Canoga Park, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Fiona Hutchison, actress (One Life to Live, Guiding Light), born in Miami, Florida
  • Lou DiBella, American boxing promoter

Famous Deaths

  • Ioannis Georgiadis, Greek fencer (Olympic 1896 gold), dies at 84