On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 2010

Historical Events

  • 136th Kentucky Derby: Calvin Borel wins aboard Super Saver, his third Derby success in 4 years

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Canadian singer Bryan Adams is given the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his 30 years of contributions to the arts

Singer Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams
  • Car bomb fails to go off in Times Square, New York City

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor-producer Seth Green (36) weds actress Clare Grant (30) at George Lucas's Skywalker Ranch in Nacasio, California

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Mastrogiovanni, Uruguayan composer, dies at 73
  • Helen Wagner, American actress (Mister Peepers, As The World Turns), dies of natural causes at 91
  • Rob McConnell, Canadian jazz composer/arranger and valve trombonist (b. 1935)
2010 Highlights

About May 1, 2010

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus