Historical Events on May 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 91st Kentucky Derby: Bill Shoemaker on Lucky Debonair wins in 2:01.2
  • Battle of Dong-Yin, a naval conflict between ROC and PRC, takes place.
  • Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3
  • USSR launches Luna 5; later impacts on Moon