On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 2014

Historical Events

  • 140th Kentucky Derby: Victor Espinoza aboad California Chrome wins in 2:03.66
  • 61st National Film Awards (India): "Ship of Theseus" wins the Golden Lotus

Famous Deaths

  • Gary Becker, American economist (Nobel 1992) and recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom 2007, dies from complications following surgery at 83
  • Jim Oberstar, American politician, dies at 79
  • Robert "Bobby" Gregg, American drummer and record producer (Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone"), dies at 78
2014 Highlights

About May 3, 2014

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus