Titanic : On this Day... 17 May

Year Month Day

The following 5 people were born

SVENSSON, Mr Johan — 17th May 1837
DAVIDSON, Mr Thornton — 17th May 1880
IDE, Mr Harry John — 17th May 1880
GIBSON, Miss Dorothy Winifred — 17th May 1889
JANSSON, Mr Carl Olof — 17th May 1890

The following 3 people died

EUSTIS, Miss Elizabeth Mussey — 17th May 1936
SILVERTHORNE, Mr Spencer Victor — 17th May 1964
HIRVONEN, Mrs Helga Elisabeth Lindqvist — 17th May 1961

The following 11 items were published

New York Times (1907) ISMAY UPHOLDS STRIKE POLICY — 17th May 1907  
New York Times (1907) THE BIGGEST LINER IS NOW IN PORT — 17th May 1907  
Buda Plain Dealer (1912) TITANIC SURVIVOR — 17th May 1912  
Daily Mail (1912) MR BARKWORTH’S RETURN — 17th May 1912  
Daily Mirror (1912) THE FIGHT FOR THE TITANIC’S LAST LIFEBOAT — 17th May 1912  
Orange County Times-Press (1912) TITANIC VICTIMS STARVED — 17th May 1912  
St. Paul Daily News (1912) TITANIC VICTIMS DIED OF HUNGER — 17th May 1912  
The Courier (1912) A ROMANCE OF THE TITANIC — 17th May 1912  
The Courier News (1912) TITANIC STEWARDS DESCRIBE RESCUE — 17th May 1912  
The World Evening Edition (New York) (1912) EDITOR WHO FLAYED ISMAY RESIGNS HIS SEAT IN PARLIAMENT — 17th May 1912  
Titanica! (2013) HILDA SLAYTER'S DIARY — 17th May 2013