What Happened on May 8, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurice Cranston, political scientist
  • Sloan Wilson, Norwalk, Conn, novelist (Man in the Gray Flannal
  • Tom of Finland [Touko Laaksonen], Finnish fetish artist, born in Helsinki (d. 1991)