On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Hundreds march through Nigerian capital calling for the release of schoolgirls abducted by Islamic militants, Boko Haram, who oppose Western education

Famous Deaths

  • Juan de Dios Castillo, Mexican soccer coach (coach Honduras 2011 Copa Centroamericana), dies of skin cancer at 63