On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1889

Historical Events

  • 15th Kentucky Derby: Thomas Kiley aboard Spokane wins in 2:34.50

Famous Deaths

  • William S. Harney, American general, dies at 88
1889 Highlights

About May 9, 1889

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus