On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo spreads to the city of Mbandaka
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as the first female director of the CIA by the US Senate
  • Michigan State University will pay $500 million in claims to 300 survivors of sexual abuse involving Larry Nassar. Largest sexual abuse case in sports history.