On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 2003

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 128th Preakness: Jose Santos aboard Funny Cide wins in 1:55.61
  • English FA Cup Final, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (73,726): Arsenal beats Southampton, 1-0; Robert Pires scores 38' winner for Gunners' 9th title

Famous Deaths

  • Frank "Pop" Ivy, American and Canadian football coach (b. 1916)