Historical Events on May 5th, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 16th & final Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-1, hold 8-7-1 edge
  • After 66 days on hunger strike, 26 year old MP Bobby Sands dies in the Maze Prision; 9 further hunger strikers die in the next 3 months