On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 2000

Historical Events

  • In the Philippines an explosion rocks Glorietta 2 injuring 13 persons, mostly teenagers. According to local authorities, the homemade bomb was placed in front of a toilet beside a video arcade.

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Coggan, 101st Archbishop of Canterbury (1974-80), dies at 90
2000 Highlights

About May 17, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus