May 17, 1973 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Five British Army soldiers are killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army booby-trap bomb in Omagh, County Tyrone
  • Joe Ferguson, hits the 6,000th Dodger home run
  • Senate Watergate Committee begins its hearings
  • US performs 3 nuclear tests at Rifle Colorado

Deaths in History

  • Alexander J. Kropholler, Dutch architect and writer, dies at 91