What Happened on May 17, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Lee Lacy hits record 3rd consecutive pinch-hit home run

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Pena, Dominican baseball player
  • John Foster, American baseball player
  • Paddy Kenny, Irish goalkeeper

Famous Deaths

  • John Selwyn Brooke Selwyn Lloyd, speaker of house of commons, dies