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May 17, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 2 US P-47 Thunderbolts bomb Kiushu

Birthdays in History

  • D A S Pennefather, Maj-General/Commandant (General Royal Marines)
  • George Miller, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1975-2015), born in Richmond, California

Deaths in History

  • Jan van Geenen, resistance fighter, dies
  • Sasaki Shigetsu Sokei-an, founder 1st Zen Institute of America, dies
1945 in History