What Happened on May 9, 1932

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 57th Preakness: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 1:59.8
  • Piccadilly Circus, London first lit by electricity
  • WOC-AM in Davenport Iowa merges with WHO to become WHO-WOC

Famous Birthdays

  • Conrad Hunte, cricketer (great West Indian opener 1958-66)
  • David Plastow, CEO (Medical Research Council)
  • Gavin Lyall, author (Conduct of Major Maxim)
  • Geraldine McEwan, English actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), born in Old Windsor Berkshire
  • J Alex McMillan, (Rep-R-NC, 1985- )