What Happened On 17th May 1984 In History

May 17th (1984) was a Thursday. It's the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 228 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 17th May, 1984

  • » Charles, Prince of Wales known as Prince Charles calls a proposed addition to the National Gallery, London, a "monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend", sparking controversies on the proper role of the British Royal Family e.g R

Famous Birthdays on May 17 in 1984

  • » Christian Bolaños, Costa Rican footballer
  • » Christine Ohuruogu, English runner
  • » Christine Robinson, Canadian water polo player
  • » Passenger (singer) known as Michael David Rosenberg, English folk-rock singer-songwriter

May 17th Holidays in History

  • » Public holidays in Malaysia or Birthday of the Raja (Perlis)
  • » Christian feast day:
  • » Paschal Baylon
  • » William Hobart Hare (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Restituta
  • » May 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Constitution Day (Nauru)
  • » Norwegian Constitution Day called Constitution Day (Norway)
  • » Earliest date on which Trinity Sunday can fall, while June 20 is the latest; celebrated on the first Sunday after Pentecost. (Western Christianity)
  • » Galician Literature Day or 'Día das Letras Galegas' (Galicia (Spain) known as Galicia)
  • » International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia aka IDAHO
  • » Liberation Day (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • » Great Famine (Ireland) e.g National Famine Memorial Day (Ireland)
  • » Navy Day Argentina or Navy Day (Argentina)

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