What Happened on May 12, 1924

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 49th Preakness: John Merimee aboard Nellie Morse wins in 1:57.2

Sport awardGolf Major

7th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at French Lick CC Ind

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Esenin-Volpin, Russian mathematician

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Henri Marechal, composer, dies at 82