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May 17, 1938

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History Facts:


17-05-1630 Italian Jesuit Niccolo Zucchi - 1st to see 2 belts on Jupiter surface
17-05-1792 24 merchants form NY Stock Exchange at 70 Wall Street
17-05-1804 Lewis & Clark begin exploration of La Purchase
17-05-1809 Papal States annexed by France
17-05-1814 Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden (Natl Day)
17-05-1872 Bohemian Club incorporated
17-05-1875 1st Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs Winner was Aristides
17-05-1898 Camp Merritt established in Presidio
17-05-1921 Pres Harding opens (via telephone) 1st Valencia Orange Show
17-05-1938 Radio quiz show `Information Please!' debuts on NBC Blue Network
17-05-1939 1st sports telecast - Columbia vs Princeton - College baseball
17-05-1940 Nazis occupied Brussels Belgium
17-05-1954 Supreme Court unanimously rules on Brown v Topeka Board of Ed reversed 1896 `separate but equal' Plessy Vs Ferguson decision
17-05-1960 1st atomic reactor system to be patented - JW Flora - Canoga Park CA
17-05-1962 Marin County withdraws from BART district
17-05-1968 European Space Research Org launches 1st satellite
17-05-1973 Senate Watergate Committee began its hearings
17-05-1981 Islanders score 5 power play goals against Flyers in a playoff
17-05-1983 Israel & Lebanon sign a peace treaty
17-05-1983 Oilers 2-Isles 4 - Stanley Cup- Isles win cup 4-0 (15-5)

Famous Birthdays:


17-05-1749 Edward Jenner, English physician, discovered vaccination
17-05-1836 Joseph Norman Lockyer, astroarchaeologist, founded NATURE magazine
17-05-1866 Erik Satie, composer
17-05-1900 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Iran's spiritual leader
17-05-1911 Maureen O'Sullivan, in Boyle Ireland
17-05-1912 Archibald Cox, 1st Watergate special prosecutor
17-05-1912 Clarence (Ace) Parker, NFL quarterback (Brooklyn, Boston Yanks)
17-05-1923 Birgit Nilsson, soprano
17-05-1936 Dennis Hopper, an easy rider
17-05-1956 Sugar Ray Leonard, boxer

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1938-05-17
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 17-05-1938
Federated States of Micronesia : 05-17-1938
Australia, Belize : 17-05-1938 or 05-17-1938
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1938-05-17 or 17-05-1938
Albania : 1938-05-17 or 17/05/1938
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 17/05/1938
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 17.05.1938
Austria : 17.5.1938 or 17.5.38 or 17. May 1938 or 17. May 38
Bangladesh : 17-05-38 or 38-05-17
Belgium : 17-05-1938
Turkmenistan : 17.05.1938 or 17.05.38
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 17. 5. 1938. or 17. May 1938.
Czech Republic : 17. 5. 1938 or 17. May 1938
Cambodia : 1938-05-17 or 17-05-1938
Canada : 17-05-1938 or 1938 05 17 or 17/05/38 or May/17/1938 or May 17, 1938 or May-17-38 or 1938-05-17 or 17 May 1938
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1938-05-17
Denmark : 17-05-1938 or 17-05-38 or 1938-05-17 or 19380517 or 17. May 1938 or 17/5-38 or 17/5-1938
Estonia : 17.5.1938 or 17. May 1938
Finland, Serbia : 17.5.1938 or 17. May 1938
France, Ireland : 17/05/1938 or 17-05-1938
Germany : 17.05.38 or 17.5.38 or 17.05.1938 or 17.5.1938 or 1938-05-17 or 17. May 1938
Hong Kong : 17/05/38 or 17/5/38 or 17/05/1938 or 17/5/1938 or 1938/05/17
Hungary : 1938. 05. 17.
India : 17-05-1938 or 19380517 or 1938 05 17 or 1938-05-17
Iran : 1938/05/17 or 38/5/17 or 1938-05-17 or 17 May 1938
Kazakhstan : 1938.17.05 or 17.05.1938 or 17.05.38
Kenya : 38/05/17 or 17/05/1938 or 5/17/1938
Korea : 1938.05.17 or 1938/05/17
Latvia : 17.05.1938 or 1938.05.17
Luxembourg : 17/05/1938 or 17.5.1938
Maldives : th 1938f May, 1938 or 17.05.1938 or 17.05.38 or 17/05/38 or 17/05/1938 or 17-05-38 or 17-05-1938
Mongolia : 1938.05.17
Montenegro : 17.5.1938
Netherlands : 17-05-38 or 17-05-1938 or 17 May 38 or 17 May 1938
Nigeria : 17/05/38
Norway : 17.05.1938 or 170538 or 1938-05-17 or 17/5-38
Pakistan, Spain : 17/05/38 or 17/05/1938
Philippines : May 17, 1938 or 17-05-1938
Portugal : 17/05/1938 or 17-05-1938 or 1938-05-17
Poland : 17.05.1938
Romania : 17.05.1938 or 17-May-1938
Russia : 17.05.1938 or 17.05.38
Saudi Arabia : 17/05/1938 or 05/17/1938
Slovakia : 17. 05. 1938
Slovenia : 1938.05.17 or 17.5.1938 or 17. May 1938
South Africa : 1938-05-17 or 17/5/38
Sweden : 1938-05-17 or 17/5 1938 or 17/5 -38 or 17.05.1938
Ukraine : 17.05.38 or 17.05.1938 or 17/05/1938
United States of America : 05/17/38 or 05/17/1938 or 17 May 1938 or 1938-05-17
Uzbekistan : 17.05.1938 or 17/05 1938

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