On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 117th Kentucky Derby: Chris Antley wins aboard Strike the Gold, the first of 2 Derby victories
  • 36th Eurovision Song Contest: Carola for Sweden wins singing "Fangad av en stormvind" in Rome
  • ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Doug Kent
  • Indians' Chris James sets club record for most RBIs in a game (9)
  • NY Mets M Sasser & Mark Carreon are 8th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
  • US politician Mo Udall, Representative for Arizona (1961-91), resigns due to Parkinson disease

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President George H. W. Bush is hospitalized for erratic heartbeat

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Sharon Gless and producer Barney Rosenzeig marry

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Crosby, son of Bing, commits suicide at 54
  • George Delacorte, American philanthropist and publisher (Dell Books), dies at 96