On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

AgreementAgreement of Interest

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

Musician Billy Corgan
Billy Corgan
  • World Snooker Championship: Briton Mark Selby defends title beating John Higgins 18-15, at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

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 (Twins record 102 wins 1965), dies at 95
  • Stan Weston, American toy licensing agent, had concept for G.I. Joe, dies at 84