May 17, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium and begins invasion of France
  • Nazis bombs Middelburg/B IJzerdrat begins illegal defiance

Birthdays in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alan Kay, American computer scientist (GUI design and object-oriented programming), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

Computer Scientist Alan Kay
Computer Scientist
Alan Kay