On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Expo 2015 opens in Milan (thru till 31st October)

Famous Deaths

  • Dan Farley, American racing journalist (President National Turf Writer's Association), dies at 72
  • Geoff Duke, English motorcycle racer (world 500cc champion 1951, 1953-55), dies at 92
  • Grace Lee Whitney, American singer and actress (Yeoman Rand-Star Trek), dies at 85
  • Pete Brown, American golfer (first African-American to win on PGA Tour, Waco 1964), dies at 80