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 This day in History - May 4
365 Historic Events for May 4
1975

Houston's Bob Watson scores baseball's one-millionth run of all time

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1976

Heather Kozar, Akron OH, playmate (Jan, 1998)

Birth
1976

Kiss performs their 1st concert

Event
1976

"1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 7 perfs

Event
1978

Russian president Brezhnev visits West-Germany

Event
1979

Margaret Thatcher elected prime minister of England

Event
1979

Jackie Mercer wins her 4th golf title 31 years after her 1st

Event
1979

NASA launches Fltsatcom-2

Event
1980

White Sox 1st baseman Mike Squires catches final inning of 11-1 loss to Brewers, becoming 1st lefty to catch since Dale Long in 1958

Event
1980

Hollis Stacy wins LPGA CPC Women's Internationalional Golf Tournament

Event
1980

Kay Hammond, actress (Blithe SPirit, 5 Golden Hours), dies

Death
1980

Josip Broz Tito, leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80), dies at 87

Death
1980

Dodgers bat out of order against Phillies in 1st inning

Event
1981

Rockline premieres on KLOS FM in Los Angeles

Event
1981

Yankee Ron Davis strikes out 8 consecutive Angels, ran record of 13 strikeouts of last 14 faced, also saved Gene Nelsons 1st win, 4-2

Event
1981

Silvana Cruciata runs 15k female world record (49:44.0)

Event
1982

Twins rookie outfielder Jim Eisenreich, who suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, removes himself, due to taunts from Red Sox bleacher fans

Event
1982

British torpedo boat Sheffield off Falkland hit by Exocet rocket

Event
1982

Nordiques 2-Isles 4-Semifinals-Isles win series 4-0

Event
1983

China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC

Event
1983

Nino Sanzogno, composer, dies at 72

Death
1984

Diana Dors, actress (Berserk!), dies at 52 of cancer

Death
1984

Dave Kingman's fly ball never comes down (stuck in Metrodome ceiling)

Event
1985

111th Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr on Spend A Buck wins 2:00.2

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1986

President Babrak Karmal resigns as party leader of Afghanistan

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