On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 109th Kentucky Derby: Ed Delahoussaye wins aboard Sunny's Halo for consecutive Derby victories (1982 Gato Del Sol)
  • August Hoffman performs record 29,051 consecutive sit-ups
  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Edel, writer, dies