On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 100th Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr. aboard Cannonade wins in 2:04

Famous Birthdays

  • Miguel Cairo, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Anaco, AnzoĆ”tegui, Venezuela

Famous Deaths

  • Israel Citkowitz, composer, dies at 65
  • John Wengraf, Austrian actor (12 to the Moon, Pride & Passion), dies at 77