What Happened on May 10, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 66th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway wins in 1:58.8
  • Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland
  • British House of Commons & Holborn Theatre damaged in an air raid
  • Queen Wilhelmina on Radio Orange warns against treason

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Rapp, rocker (Danny & Juniors), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ken Berry, baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians)
  • Win Bischoff, CEO (Schroders)