What Happened on May 11, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 13th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Lewis aboard Montrose wins in 2:39.25

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Wittgenstein, left handed pianist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Baptiste Boussingault, French chemist (b. 1802)