On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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