What Happened on May 17, 2008

Historical Events

Preakness Stakes

133rd Preakness: Kent Desormeaux aboard Big Brown wins in 1:54.80

  • English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (82,752): Portsmouth beats Cardiff City, 1-0; Nwankwo Kanu scores 37' winner

Famous Weddings

  • American singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (23) weds American rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (28) in Encino, California; divorce in 2011
  • Eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II, Peter Phillips (30) weds management consultant Autumn Kelly (30) at St. George‚Äôs chapel in Windsor Castle

About May 17, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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