What Happened on May 2, 2015

Historical Events

  • 141st Kentucky Derby: American Pharoah ridden by Victor Espinoza wins
  • Celtic wins the 2014–15 Scottish Premiership

Boxing Title Fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Manny Pacquiao on points in 12 rounds in world welterweight unification fight, shatters all financial records for a boxing match

  • Toulon win the 2015 European Rugby Champions Cup final at Twickenham
2015 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, daughter of Prince William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, 3rd in line to the English throne, born in London
Born in 2015

Famous Weddings

Amy Adams

Actress and singer Amy Adams (40) weds American artist Darren Le Gallo (40) at a ranch near Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • Guy Carawan, American folk singer and folklorist (We Shall Overcome), dies at 87
  • Ma Shui-long, Taiwanese classical composer (The Peacock Flies Southeast), dies at 75
  • Maya Plisetskaya, Russian prima ballerina (Bolshoi Ballet), dies at 89
  • Ruth Rendell, English thriller writer (Inspector Wexford novels), dies at 85

About May 2, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus

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