Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 7 months and 4 days
- 88th Boston Marathon: Geoff Smith of Great Britain 1st man in 2:10:34 and Lorraine Moller of New Zealand 1st woman in 2:29:28
- Oakland A's Dave Kingman hits 3 HRs including a grand slam
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Mary Oliver for "American Primitive"