What Happened on May 4, 2013

Historical Events

  • 139th Kentucky Derby: Joel Rosario aboard Orb wins in 2:02.89
  • 39 people are killed at a funeral in Wukari, Nigeria
  • 5 US soldiers are killed by a bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • 77 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Baniyas

Sports History

Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Robert Guerrero to retain his WBC Welterweight title

Historic Event

Harper Lee files a lawsuit against a literary agent over the copyright of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

  • Juventus F.C. win their 29th Serie A football title

Famous Weddings

Keira Knightley

British actress Keira Knightley (28) weds musician James Righton (29) in France

Famous Deaths

  • Christian de Duve, British cytologist and biochemist (Nobel 1974), dies from euthanasia at 95
  • Morgan Morgan-Giles, British Naval officer and politician, dies at 98
  • Otis Bowen, American politician, US Sec of Health & Human Services (1985-89), dies at 95
2013 Highlights

About May 4, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Just Give Me A Reason - P!nk Featuring Nate Ruess
  • UK #1 Song: Get Lucky - Daft Punk Ft. Pharrell Williams