On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 75th Kentucky Derby: Steve Brooks aboard Ponder wins in 2:04.2

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathy Ahern, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1972), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • Stuart Marshall, British film director (Desire), born in Manchester (d.1993)