What Happened on May 4, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 117th Kentucky Derby: Chris Antley aboard Strike the Gold wins in 2:03
  • 36th Eurovision Song Contest: Carola for Sweden wins singing "Fangad av en stormvind" in Rome
  • ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Doug Kent
  • Actress Sharon Gless & producer Barney Rosenzeig wed
  • Indians' Chris James sets club record for most RBIs in a game (9)
  • Morris K Udall, (Rep-D-Ariz), resigns due to Parkinson disease
  • NY Mets M Sasser & Mark Carreon are 8th to hit consecutive pinch HRs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President George H. W. Bush is hospitalized for erratic heartbeat

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Crosby, son of Bing, commits suicide at 54