On This Day

Historical Events on May 4 (Part 2)

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2015 Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry is named MVP for the 2014-15 NBA season

Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
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  • 2015 World Snooker Championship, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield: Stuart Bingham beats fellow Englishman Shaun Murphy, 18-15 for his lone world title
  • 2016 John Kasich bows out of the race for US Republican Presidential nominee
  • 2018 LA Angels 1st baseman Albert Pujols collects his 3,000th MLB hit in a 5-0 win v Mariners in Seattle
  • 2018 California overtakes Great Britain to become the worlds fifth largest economy

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2019 Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez unifies a trio of middleweight world titles in a close, unanimous decision over Daniel Jacobs at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV

  • 2019 145th Kentucky Derby: stewards disqualify first-across-the-line Maximum Security for interference; longshot Country House declared winner; first DQ in race history for race infraction
  • 2020 Countries in Europe begin cautious reopening after coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown, Italy restarts construction and takeaways, Germany opens schools
  • 2020 World leaders pledge $8 billion to research treatments and a vaccine for coronavirus COVID-19, with the US and Russia not taking part
  • 2020 India begins lifting some restrictions in regions with fewer coronavirus COVID-19 cases