On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1996

Historical Events

  • 122nd Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey wins aboard Grindstone, his second Derby victory (1993 Sea Hero)
  • Greg Pavlik one-hits Tigers making the Rangers 1st AL team to pitch back-to-back one-hitters since the Washington Senators in 1917

Famous Weddings

  • "CSI Miami" actor David Caruso (40) weds flight attendant Margaret Buckley (33)

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor-producer Forest Whitaker (35) weds actress-model Keisha Nash (23) in Montego Bay, Jamaica


Famous Deaths

  • Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist, dies at 87
  • Stanley William Reed, cineaste, dies at 85
1996 Highlights

About May 4, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus