On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in May 1908

  • May 19 Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (d. 1982)
  • May 22 Horton Smith. American golfer (US Masters 1934, 36), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 1963)
  • May 27 Alex Brown, English snooker player, born in London (d. 1995)
  • May 29 Dick Metz, American golfer (US Open 1938 runner-up; 10 PGA Tour titles), born in Arkansas City, Kansas (d. 1993)

About May 1908

How Old? 112 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)