On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1915

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 41st Kentucky Derby: Joe Notter aboard Regret wins in 2:05.4

Famous Birthdays

  • John Archer [Ralph Bowman], American actor (Destination: Moon, White Heat, Blue Hawaii), born in Osceola, Nebraska (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry McNeal Turner, 1 African American Methodist Bishop and 1st African American army chaplain, dies at 82