On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Israel & Lebanon sign a peace treaty
  • Stanley Cup Final, Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY: 4 consecutive titles for NY Islanders; sweep Edmonton Oilers in 4 games with a 4-2 Game 4 win

Famous Birthdays

  • Channing Frye, American basketball player
  • Jeremy Sowers, American baseball player
  • Nicky Hofs, Dutch footballer