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 This day in History - May 1
545 Historic Events for May 1
1989

Marion Mack, actress (General), dies

Death
1989

Douglass Watson, actor (Mac Cory-Another World), dies at 68

Death
1989

David Webster, South African white anti-apartheids activist, murdered

Death
1989

US Supreme Court rules employees have legal burden to prove non- discriminatory reasons for not hiring or promoting

Event
1990

Sunset Carson, cowboy actor (El Paso Kid, Oregon Trail), dies at 62

Death
1990

"Prelude to a Kiss" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC

Event
1991

Nolan Ryan pitches his 7th no-hitter, beating Toronto

Event
1991

A's Rickey Henderson steals an all time record 939th base vs Yanks

Event
1991

Milwaukee Brewers beat Chicago Cubs, 10-9, in 19 innings

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1991

Actor Robert Duvall weds Sharon Brophy

Event
1991

Skin-Spit-Skin featuring lesbain, homosexual and hetrosexual nude couples caressing, is seen by 5,000 in NYC

Event
1991

Angola's civil war ends

Event
1991

Tx Ranger Nolan Ryan pitches record 7th no hitter (beats Toronto 3-0)

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1991

Rickey Henderson breaks Lou Brocks record with his 939th steal

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1991

"Will Rogers Follies" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 983 performances

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1991

Last day of Test cricket for Gordon Greenidge

Event
1991

Richard Thorpe, director (Jailhouse Rock, Night Must Fall), dies

Death
1992

Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base

Event
1992

NY Rangers wins their 1st ever 7th game of a playoff (vs NJ Devils)

Event
1992

LA Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots due to Rodney King

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1992

Eric Houston kills 4 in a Calif HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior

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1993

Bomb attack on Sri Lankan president (26 die)

Event
1993

119th Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey aboard Sea Hero wins in 2:02.4

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1993

Pierre B‚r‚govoy, PM of France (1992-93), commits suicide at 67

Death
1993

Ranasinghe Premadasa, pres (Sri Lanka, 1989-93), assassinated at 68

Death