May 17, 2006 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico to be an artificial reef

Deaths in History

  • Captain Nichola Goddard, Canadian soldier (b. 1980)
  • Cy Feuer, American playwright (b. 1911)
  • Eric Forth, British Member of Parliament (b. 1944)