What day of the week was May 17, 2006?

The day of the week May 17th, 2006 fell on was a Wednesday.

Cy Feuer the American director, producer, and composer (b. 1911) died on this day in 2006. As did Eric Forth the Scottish-English politician, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (b. 1944) , Nichola Goddard the Papua New Guinean-Canadian captain (b. 1980) .

The aircraft carrier is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico as an artificial reef.