On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in May 1912

  • May 15 Alexis Nihon, Bahamas, wrestler (Olympics 1968)
  • May 17 Clarence "Ace" Parker, American NFL quarterback (Brooklyn, Boston Yanks), born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 2013)
  • May 21 Monty Stratton, baseball player (d. 1982)

Person of interestSam Snead

May 27 Sam Snead, American golfer (7 PGA Tour major titles; US Masters 1949, 52, 54), born in Ashwood, Virginia (d. 2002)

Golfer Sam Snead
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Sam Snead
  • May 27 Terry Moore, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Vernon, Alabama (d. 1995)

About May 1912

How Old? 108 or 109 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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