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 This day in History - May 4
365 Historic Events for May 4
1951

Jackie Jackson, [Sigmund], Gary In, rocker (Jackson 5-ABC)

Birth
1952

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Fresno Golf Open

Event
1953

Pulitzer prize awarded to E Hemingway (Old Man and The Sea)

Event
1953

Edward B B Shanks, British poet/critic, dies at 60

Death
1953

Thomas Tertius Noble, composer, dies at 85

Death
1954

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

Event
1954

Julie Budd, Bkln, singer (Child of Plenty)

Birth
1955

Georges Enescu, Romanian/French violist/composer (Oedipe), dies at 73

Death
1955

Louis Breguet, French aviation pioneer, dies at 75

Death
1956

Jackie Bertsch, LPGA golfer

Birth
1956

Michael L Gernhardt, Mansfield OH, astronaut (STS 69, 83, 94, sk 100)

Birth
1956

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

Event
1956

Queen Juliana unveils National Monument to Dams in Amsterdam

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1956

Ulrike Meyfarth, Frankfurt W Germany, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1957

Anne Frank Foundation forms in Amsterdam

Event
1957

Peter Sleep, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all-rounder 1979-90)

Birth
1957

Alan Freed hosts "Rock n' Roll Show" 1st prime-time network rock show

Event
1957

83rd Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Iron Liege wins in 2:02.2

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1957

Richard E Grant, Swaziland, actor (Posse, Bram Stoker's Dracula)

Birth
1958

Keith Haring, Kutztown Pa, graffiti artist (Vanity Fair, Paris Review)

Birth
1958

Alberto Lleras Camargo chosen president of Colombia

Event
1959

Rohn Stark, NFL punter (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1959

Pulitzer prize awarded to Archibald Macleish (JB)

Event
1959

1st Grammy Awards: Perry Como and Ella Fitzgerald win

Event
1959

Robert Raymond Tway, Oklahoma City OK, PGA golfer (1986 Shearson)

Birth