On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 64th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Lawrin scores first of record 5 Derby wins
  • Dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers"

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Caldwell, Irish flyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 2009)