What Happened on May 9, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 55th Preakness: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:00.6

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Masefield is appointed British Poet Laureate by King George V

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V

Famous Birthdays

  • Joan Sims, British actress ("Carry on" films, As Time Goes By), born in Laindon, Essex, England (d. 2001)