On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 2021

Historical Events

  • Following several positive Covid-19 cases across franchises the BCCI announces the indefinite postponement of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament
  • Malian woman Halima Cisse gives birth to nonuplets (nine babies) in Morocco, in only third known case worldwide
  • Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador makes an historic apology to the Mayan people for abuses against them in the five centuries since the Spanish conquest [1]

Historic Event

US President Joe Biden announces new goal of 160 million people, nearly of 70% of adults, vaccinated by July 4


Famous Deaths

  • Alan McLoughlin, Irish soccer midfielder (42 caps Rep of Ireland; Swindon Town, Portsmouth), dies from cancer at 54
  • Bertil Johansson, Swedish soccer striker (5 caps; IFK Göteborg 267 games) and manager (IFK Göteborg), dies at 86
  • Margaret Forsyth, New Zealand netball goal attack (NZ 1979-87; World Cup gold 1979, 87) and coach (Waikato BOP Magic), dies from cancer at 59
  • Ray Miller, American baseball manager (Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles), dies at 76
2021 Highlights

About May 4, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

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