Indian History Of Today- May 17
- The empire of Sher Shah Suri started on 17 May 1532.
- The famous historian Govind Sakharam Sardesai was born on 17 May 1865.
- On May 17, 1887, Bengali poet, essayist and poet Rangalal Bandyopadhyay, died.
- On May 17, 1897, the famous Hindi poet and writer Dhirendra Verma was born.
- On 17 May 1945, Indian cricketer B. S. Chandrasekhar was born.
- On May 17, 1991, the great litterateur, Prabhakar Machwe passed away.
- Indian cricketer Rusi Modi died on May 17, 1996.
- On May 17, 2007, Indian poet and writer, T. K. Doraiswamy passed away.
- On May 17, 2014, Indian businessman, C. P. Krishnan Nair passed away.