What Happened on May 17, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardLPGA Championship

38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • Expos Gary Carter is 3rd to catch 2,000 games (joins Boone & Fisk)

Famous Deaths

  • George Hurrell, Hollywood photographer, dies of cancer at 87
  • Lawrence Welk, conductor/accordionist (Lawrence Welk Show), dies of pneumonia at 89
  • Leonardo del Ferro, [Keyser], US epic tenor, dies
  • Warren Neal Boxer, dies of AIDS at 34