On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1997

Historical Events

  • 122nd Preakness: Gary Stevens aboard Silver Charm wins in 1:54
  • Troops loyal to Laurent Kabila march into Kinshasa.
  • WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Jo Shiery-Odom

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Sylvester Stallone weds actress Jennifer Flavin in London

Actor and Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor and Director
Sylvester Stallone

1997 Highlights

About May 17, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus