On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1985

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 111th Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr on Spend A Buck wins 2:00.2
  • 30th Eurovision Song Contest: Bobbysocks! for Norway wins singing "La det swinge" in Gothenburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Fedorov, American singer (7th Heaven), born in Yalta, Ukraine
  • Ravi Bopara, English cricketer, born in Forest Gate, London

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Wiseman, the 10th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1907)