On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1889

Historical Events

  • 17th Preakness: W Anderson aboard Buddhist wins in 2:17.5

Famous Birthdays

  • Mae Murray, American silent screen actress, born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Russian satirist (b. 1826)
1889 Highlights

About May 10, 1889

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus