What Happened on May 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • A's Elmer Valo is 1st AL'er to hit 2 bases-loaded triples in a game
  • Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Barr, actor (Howie-Fall Guy), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Margo Miller, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • Paul Teutul, Sr., founder of Orange County Choppers
  • Tim Hodgkinson, English composer and musician (Henry Cow)