On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobbejaan Schoepen, Belgian entertainer
  • Nancy Roman, American, NASA's first chief of astronomy 'Mother of the Hubble', born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2018)