On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 2017

Historical Events

  • Japanese researchers from University of Yamanashi report birth of mice from freeze-dried sperm stored on the International Space Station
  • South Africa's Western Cape province declares a drought disaster - worst for 113 years

Music concertMusic Concert

Suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, England, after Ariana Grande concert kills 22 and injures 59

Famous Deaths

  • Dina Merrill, American actress (Operation Petticoat, Butterfield 8), dies at 93
  • Nicky Hayden, American motorcycle racer (MotoGP Champion 2006), dies after being hit by a car at 35
2017 Highlights

About May 22, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini