On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1993

Day of the Week: Saturday

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