What Happened on May 4, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st ABA championship: Pitts Pipers beat NO Buccaneers, 4 games to 3
  • 94th Kentucky Derby: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Forward Pass wins
  • Dancer Image disqualified due to drugs after winning 94th Kent Derby in 2:02½

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Collins, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
  • Eddie Perez, Cuidad Ojeda Venezuela, catcher (Atlanta Braves)
  • Julian Barratt, English comedian and musician, one half of The Mighty Boosh
  • Kevin Todd, Winnipeg, NHL center (LA Kings)