What Happened on May 1, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 108th Kentucky Derby: Ed Delahoussaye on Gato Del Sol wins in 2:02.4
  • 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville Tennessee opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamie Dornan, Irish actor (Fifty Shades of Grey), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Tommy Robredo, Spanish tennis player

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Kate Jackson (33) weds business executive David Greenwald in Beverly Hills, California

Actress Kate Jackson
Actress
Kate Jackson

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Sheldon, actor (Bernardo-Zorro), dies at 72
  • William Primrose, Scottish violist (b. 1903)