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 This day in History - May 14
408 Historic Events for May 14
1885

11th Kentucky Derby: Babe Henderson aboard Joe Cotton wins in 2:37¬

Event
1885

Otto Klemperer, Breslau Germany, conductor/composer (Das Ziel)

Birth
1886

12th Kentucky Derby: Paul Duffy aboard Ben Ali wins in 2:36«

Event
1888

14th Kentucky Derby: George Covington aboard MacBeth II wins in 2:38¬

Event
1888

Miles Mander, Wolverhampton England, actor (Tower of London)

Birth
1890

16th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Riley wins in 2:45

Event
1891

Egon Kornauth, composer

Birth
1892

Vitesse 1892 soccer team forms in Arnhem

Event
1892

Felix Petyrek, composer

Birth
1892

Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer

Birth
1893

Johan T Buys, Dutch lawyer, dies at 65

Death
1893

Ivan Alexandrovich Vishnegradsky, composer

Birth
1893

Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician (surface of Kummer), dies at 83

Death
1894

Fire in Boston bleachers spreads to 170 adjoining buildings

Event
1895

Renato Lunelli, composer

Birth
1895

Lew Lehr, Phila, comedian (Stop Me if I heard this One)

Birth
1896

Lowest US temperature in May recorded (-10øF-Climax, Colo)

Event
1897

Sidney Bechet, US, jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/band leader

Birth
1897

Great-Britain signs treaty with emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia

Event
1898

Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer

Birth
1898

Zutty Singleton, US jazz drummer

Birth
1900

Leo Smit, composer

Birth
1900

Billie Dove, [Lilian Bohny], NYC, actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride)

Birth
1903

President Theodore Roosevelt visits SF

Event
1904

1st Olympics in US are held (St Louis)

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