What Happened on May 3, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 101st Kentucky Derby: Jacinto Vasquez on Foolish Pleasure wins 2:02
  • Christa Vahlensieck runs female world record marathon (2:40:15.8)

Famous Birthdays

  • DulĂ© Hill, American actor
  • Eva Santolaria, Spanish actress
  • Maksim Mrvica, Croatian pianist

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross), dies at 78