Titanic : On this Day... 17 May

Titanic events from today in history

The following 5 people were born

DAVIDSON, Mr Thornton — 17th May 1880
IDE, Mr Harry John — 17th May 1880
GIBSON, Miss Dorothy Winifred — 17th May 1889
WILLIAMS, Mr Samuel Horatio — 17th May 1884
JANSSON, Mr Carl Olof — 17th May 1890

The following 4 people died

EUSTIS, Miss Elizabeth Mussey — 17th May 1936
HIRVONEN, Mrs Helga Elisabeth Lindqvist — 17th May 1961
SILVERTHORNE, Mr Spencer Victor — 17th May 1964
COUGHLIN, Mr Laurence — 17th May 1973

The following 16 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
(1912) EDITOR WHO FLAYED ISMAY RESIGNS HIS SEAT IN PARLIAMENT — 17th May 1912
Buda Plain Dealer (1912) TITANIC SURVIVOR — 17th May 1912
Daily Mail (1912) MR BARKWORTH'S RETURN — 17th May 1912
Daily Mirror (1912) — 17th May 1912
Daily Mirror (1912) THE FIGHT FOR THE TITANIC'S LAST LIFEBOAT — 17th May 1912
Graham Guardian (1912) LOST HER HUSBAND IN TERRIBLE SEA DISASTER; ARRIVED IN NEW YORK PENNILESS AND ALONE — 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 Oxford Chronicle (1912) WOLVERCOTE PASSENGER'S NARATIVE — 17th May 1912
Des Moines Register (1953) ANNA NYSTEN IN 1953 — 17th May 1953
The Providence Journal (1978) HELEN R. OSTBY, SURVIVOR OF TITANIC; DESCRIBED SINKING IN RHODE ISLANDER — 17th May 1978
Titanica! (2013) HILDA SLAYTER'S DIARY — 17th May 2013

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