On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 53rd Preakness: Raymond Sonny Workman aboard Victorian wins in 2:00.2

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: Walter Hagen wins 3rd of his 4 Open Championship titles, 2 strokes ahead of fellow American Gene Sarazen

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
  • General Electric opens 1st TV-station (Schenectady, NY)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brother Andrew, Dutch missionary
  • Yaacov Agam, Israeli sculptor