What Happened on May 10, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Chocolate Soldier" closes at Century Theater NYC after 69 performances
  • 72nd Preakness: Doug Dodson aboard Faultless wins in 1:59

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroline Cooney, American author
  • Jay Ferguson, rocker (Spirit-I Got A Line on You), born in Burbank, California
  • Meg Foster, Conn, actress (Sunshine, Cagney & Lacey)
  • Paul Nicholas Young, architect
  • Thomas Tessier, American author