The May 17th is the 137e Jour of the Année (138e in the event of Leap year) of the Gregorian Calendrier.
1323 : Guigues VIII, dolphin of Viennese, oldest son of Jean II, wife Isabelle de France, girl of the king Philippe V '' Length ''.
1439 : At the time of the visit with Albi of the dolphin, the future Louis XI, the lord de Gasc, lord of Labastide-Vassals, presented its complaints to him and tried to obtain subsidies to rebuild its castle demolished in 1430, in vain.
1809 : Napoleon Bonaparte appendix Papal States with the French empire.
1946 : The Houillères are nationalized.
- France: Nomination of Jacques Chirac which becomes the 22ème President of the French Republic and the 5e president of the 5th Republic.
- Tibet : the Chinese authorities stop with its family, child a 6 year old, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, recognized by the 14e Dalaï Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, like successor of the 10e Panchen LAMA.
- 1500 : Frederic II of Mantoue, noble Italian, marquis then duke of Mantoue, marquis de Montferrat († June 28th 1540, 40 years)
- 1682: Bartholomew Roberts (John Roberts) known as Black Baronet, pirates Britannique († February 10th 1722).
- 1741 : Barthelemy Faujas of Saint-Bottom, geologist and vulcanologist French († July 18th 1819)
- 1749: Edward Jenner, inventor of vaccination against variola († January 26th 1823)
- 1758: Honore IV of Monaco († February 16th 1819)
- 1817: Thomas Davidson, British paleontologist († October 14th 1885)
- 1836: to sir Joseph Norman Lockyer, astronomer
- 1845: Jacint Verdaguer, Catalan poet († June 10th 1902)
- 1866: Erik Satie, type-setter and pianist French († July 1st 1925)
- 1867: Georgette Agutte, French painter († September 5th 1922)
- 1897: Odd Hassel, Nobel Prize of chemistry in 1969.
- 1900 : , Type-setter and German Pianist. († January 1st 1985)
- 1900: Rouhollah Khomeini, Dictator and Shiite Religious dignity. († June 4th 1989.
- 1902 : Bobby Jones, American golfor († December 18th 1971)
- 1904: Jean Gabin, French actor († November 15th 1976)
- 1911: Maureen O' Sullivan, actress (Jane main role, woman of Tarzan) († June 28th 1998)
- 1919: Nat King Cole, American musician († February 15th 1965).
- 1920: Raymond Gérôme, actor and Belgian director († February 2nd 2002)
- 1925: Claude Julien, journalist, former editor association of the diplomatic World († May 6th 2005)
- 1925: Ramón Galdón, Spanish painter († March 12th 1987)
- 1928: Idi Amin Hobby-horse, military Ugandan († August 16th 2003), dictator of the Uganda of 1971 with 1979
- 1936: Refusals Hopper, American actor
- 1943: Naceur Ktari, realizer Tunisia N
- 1954: Jean-Marie Bigard, humorist, actor and realizer French
- 1955: Bill Paxton, American actor
- 1956: Ray Charles Léonard, alias Sugar Ray Leonard, boxer
- 1961: Enya, Irish singer
- 1965: the Trent Reznor, leader of the group of industrial music Nine Inch Nails
- 1969: , leader of the group of music of Newfoundland Great Big Sea.
- 1973 : Josh Man, leader of the group Queens off the Old Stone
- 1974: Andrea Corr, singer of the group The Corrs
- 1981: Bastien Lucas, French singer
- 1982: Tony Parker, French player of Basketball
- 1510: Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter. (° March 1st 1445)
- 1729: Samuel Clarke, British theologist . (° October 11th 1675)
- 1765: Alexis Claude Clairaut, French mathematician (° May 3rd 1713)
- 1829: John Jay, man, diplomat and American lawyer (° December 12th 1745)
- Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, politician and diplomat French (° February 2nd 1754)
- Rene Curdled, exploring French (° November 19th 1799)
- 1882: François Chabas, French Egyptologist (° January 2nd 1817)
- 1918: John-Antoine Nau, writer, first prize winner of the Price Goncourt (° November 19th 1860)
- 1944: Felix Swept, colonial administrator and French politician (° December 26th 1884)
- 1960: Jules Supervielle, Poet and a writer French. (° January 16th 1884)
- 1987: Karl Gunnar Myrdal, Swedish economist and Co-prize winner of the Nobel Prize of the economic scenes in 1974 (° December 6th 1898)
- 1996: , one of the largest guitarists of Rhythm and blues (° February 3rd 1935).
- 2005 : Keiiti Aki, seismologist Japan board (° March 3rd 1930)
- Galicia: Day of the Galician Letters: celebration created by the Royal Galician Academy, to pay homage to all the people are characterized by their literary creation in Galician language. It is one bank holiday in Galicia (Spain).
- Norway: national Festival celebrating the first Norwegian Constitution adopted in 1814 with Eidsvoll, a place very close to the capitole with Oslo.
- In forty countries, starting from 2005: “World Day of fight against the Homophobie”
Catholic and orthodoxe saints of the day
- Andronique and Junia, husband companions of Paul saint.
- Possidius de Calame (5th century), bishop, disciple of saint Augustin d' Hippone.
- Pascal Baylon (16th century), propagates the devotion with holy the eucharistie.
- Athanase de Christianopolis (17th century), bishop in the Peloponnese. Also called Athanase the New one.
- Nectary and Théophane de Barlaam († 1544), founder of the monastery to the Meteors.
- Nicolas de Metsovo († 1617), néo-martyr in Épire.
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