On This Day: May 17th
This is 137th day of the year and 228 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—12 Iyyar 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 13th day of the 4th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1900–1989, Iranian Shiite religious leader.
Sugar Ray Leonardboxer
Seth Warnerhero of the American Revolution
Dennis Hopperactor, director, producer
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.