On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 2014

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 139th Preakness: Victor Ezpinoza aboard California Chrome wins in 1:54.84
  • Atlético Madrid win the 2013–14 La Liga
  • Bayern Munich defeats Borussia Dortmund to win the 2013–14 DFB-Pokal
  • English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (89,345): Arsenal beats Hull City, 3–2 (a.e.t.); Aaron Ramsey scores 109' winner
  • St Johnstone FC win the Scottish Cup for 1st time in 130 years, defeating Dundee United 2-0
  • The center-right Hindu Nationalist Party, the BJP, wins landslide election victory in India

Famous Deaths

  • Gerald Edelman, American biochemist (Nobel 1972), dies from natural causes at 84