On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 2017

Historical Events

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Anna Wintour, the editor of US Vogue, is made a dame by Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace

Magazine Editor Anna Wintour
Magazine Editor
Anna Wintour

Famous Deaths

  • Adolph Kiefer, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m backstroke 1936), dies at 98
2017 Highlights

About May 5, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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