On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 2009

Historical Events

  • 135th Kentucky Derby: Calvin Borel wins aboard 50-1 long shot Mine That Bird

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (32) weds film and stage actor Peter Sarsgaard (38) in a small chapel in Brindisi, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Kemp, former United States Congressman and 1996 Vice Presidential Candidate (b. 1935)
  • Marilyn French, American author (The Women's Room), dies at 79
2009 Highlights

About May 2, 2009

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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