On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1909

Historical Events

  • 34th Preakness: Willie Doyle aboard Effendi wins in 1:39.8

Famous Deaths

  • Bertha Townsend, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1888-89), dies at 40
1909 Highlights

About May 12, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus