On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1993

Historical Events

  • 119th Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey wins aboard Sea Hero, the first of 2 Derby victories (1996 on Grindstone)
  • Bomb attack on Sri Lankan president (26 die)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans [Henri EA] Tuynman, provo (Full-time Provo), dies at 50
  • Ranasinghe Premadasa, pres (Sri Lanka, 1989-93), assassinated at 68
1993 Highlights

About May 1, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus