Historical Events on May 17, 1972

About May 17, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 3 days

Historical Events

  • Netherlands & People's Republic of China exchange ambassadors
  • The Irish Republican Army (IRA) fires on workers leaving the Mackies engineering works in west Belfast (Although the factory was sited in a Catholic area it had an almost entirely Protestant workforce)