On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 2017

Historical Events

Agreement of Interest

Billy Corgan agrees to purchase theĀ National Wrestling AllianceĀ (NWA)

  • World Snooker Championship, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield: Englishman Mark Selby defends title beating John Higgins of Scotland, 18-15; his third world crown

Famous Deaths

  • Janet Pilgrim, American early playmate model for Playboy (July 1955, Dec 1955, Oct 1956), dies at 82
  • Mike Lowry, American politician (Rep-D-WA, 1979-89, Governor of Washington 1993-97), dies at 78
  • Sam Mele, American MLB outfielder/manager (Minnesota Twins record 102 wins 1965), dies at 95
  • Stan Weston, American toy licensing agent, had concept for G.I. Joe, dies at 84
2017 Highlights

About May 1, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (India), May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Humble. - Kendrick Lamar
  • UK #1 Song: Symphony - Clean Bandit Ft. Zara Larsson