On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1958

Historical Events

  • 84th Kentucky Derby: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Tim Tam wins in 2:05
  • WINS suspends Alan Freed for causing a riot in Boston, he quits

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Kilner, American actor (Earth:Final Conflict), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sandi Toksvig, Danish-British comedian and radio presenter (The Great British Baking Show), born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Foster, cricketer (England all-rounder, 11 Tests 1911-12), dies
1958 Highlights

About May 3, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus