What Happened on May 3, 2008

Historical Events

  • 134th Kentucky Derby: Kent Desormeaux aboard Big Brown wins by nearly 5 lengths; runner-up Eight Belles euthanised after fracturing both front ankles; first fatality in Derby history

Famous Deaths

  • Leopoldo Calvo Sotelo, Spanish former Primer Minister (b. 1926)
  • Michael Kaye, British arts director (LSO, South Bank), dies at 83
  • UroŇ° Krek, Slovenian composer, dies at 85
2008 Highlights

About May 3, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

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