On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 2004

Historical Events

  • Massachusetts becomes the first U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Ezzedine Salim, leader of Iraqi Governing Council (b. 1943)
  • Jørgen Nash, Danish artist (b. 1920)
2004 Highlights

About May 17, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus