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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : May 17, 2020, 08:20
Duration : 02:34

May 17th: Let's take a peek into history and find out what happened on this day

On May 17th in 2014, the BJP registered a landslide victory in the general elections under the leadership of Narendra Modi and has been in power for 6 years since. In 2019, on this day, Taiwan legalised same sex marriage, marking a first in Asia. In 1900, L. Frank Baum published " The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" which would go an to become an American classic. And on May 17th, 1897, John Philip Holland designed the first modern submarine.
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