Hialeah in History

Historical Events

  • 1932-01-14 1st totalisator (to record racetrack bets) in US installed, Hialeah
  • 1936-01-16 1st photo finish camera installed at Hialeah Race track in Hialeah Fla
  • 1969-02-07 Diane Crump becomes 1st woman jockey at a major US racetrack (Hialeah)

Famous Birthdays

  • 1947-03-19 Earlie Fires, jockey (Hialeah Park)
  • 1960-07-03 Jack Daugherty, baseball player, born in Hialeah, Florida.