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Monday May 17, 2021

May 17: Day of the Week

May 17, 2021 was the 137th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 228 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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May 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1521
    Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.
  • 1809
    Napoleon I of France orders the annexation of the Papal States to the French Empire.
  • 1814
    The Constitution of Norway is signed and the Danish Crown Prince Christian Frederik is elected King of Norway by the Norwegian Constituent Assembly.
  • 1849
    A large fire nearly burns St. Louis, Missouri to the ground.
  • 1863
    Rosalía de Castro publishes Cantares Gallegos, the first book in the Galician language.
  • 1940
    World War II: Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium.
  • 1943
    The United States Army contracts with the University of Pennsylvania’s Moore School to develop the ENIAC.
  • 1973
    Watergate scandal: Televised hearings begin in the United States Senate.
  • 1983
    The U.S. Department of Energy declassifies documents showing world’s largest mercury pollution event in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (ultimately found to be 4.2 million pounds), in response to the Appalachian Observer’s Freedom of Information Act request.
  • 2006
    The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico as an artificial reef.

Who were born on May 17?

  • 1758
    John St Aubyn, British fossil collector (d. 1839)
  • 1821
    Sebastian Kneipp, German naturopathist (d. 1897)
  • 1897
    Odd Hassel, Norwegian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1981)
  • 1906
    Zinka Milanov, Croatian soprano (d. 1989)
  • 1919
    Merle Miller, American biographer (d. 1986)
  • 1947
    Andrew Latimer, English musician (Camel (band))
  • 1975
    Laura Voutilainen, Finnish singer
  • 1982
    Tony Parker, French-American basketball player
  • 1983
    Chris Henry, American football player (d. 2009)
  • 1989
    Zach Daniels, American professional wrestler

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