On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 2009

Historical Events

  • Video game Minecraft is first released to the public while in development

Famous Deaths

  • Jung Seung-hye, South Korean film producer (b. 1965)
  • Mario Benedetti, Uruguayan journalist, novelist, and poet, dies from respiratory and intestinal problems at 88
2009 Highlights

About May 17, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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