On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 45th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 2:09.8
  • Race riot in Charleston, South Carolina, 2 blacks killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Ella Grasso, (Gov-D-Ct)
  • Louis Sen A Kaw, Surinam dam builder
  • Tibor Sarai, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1995)