On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 40th Kentucky Derby: John McCabe aboard Old Rosebud wins in 2:03.4
  • J.T. Hearne becomes the first bowler to take 3000 first-class wickets.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson proclaims Mother's Day

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
  • Frank Chacksfield, arranger/orchestra leader
  • Josef Muller-Brockmann, graphic designer/writer
  • Theodore Kheel, labor negotiator (Fair Employment Practices)
  • [Clarence] Hank Snow, Canadian country singer (I'm Moving On, I Went to Your Wedding), born in Brooklyn, Nova Scotia (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • C.W. Post, American food manufacturer of breakfast cereals, commits suicide at 59