On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 79th Kentucky Derby: Hank Moreno aboard Dark Star wins in 2:02
  • Feisal II installed as King of Iraq
  • Hussein I installed as King of Jordan

Famous Birthdays

  • Jamaal Wilkes, American NBA forward (Golden State-Rookie of Yr 1975), born in Berkeley, California