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 This day in History - May 5
406 Historic Events for May 5
1972

Zigmund Palffy, Skalica Slo, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)

Birth
1972

Ron Snook, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Birth
1972

Mike Hollis, kicker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Birth
1973

Johan Hedberg, Nacka SWE, hockey goalie (Team Sweden, Oly-1998)

Birth
1973

Muhsin Muhammad, wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)

Birth
1973

99th Kentucky Derby: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 1:59.4

Event
1973

Matt Dubuc, CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts)

Birth
1973

Tina Yothers, Whittier Calif, actresss (Jennifer-Family Ties)

Birth
1974

Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic

Event
1975

Pulitzer prize awarded to Michael Shaara (Killer Angels)

Event
1975

A's release pinch runner Herb Washington (played 104 games without batting, pitching, or fielding He stole 30 bases, and scored 33 runs)

Event
1975

Christine Buschur, Eagle River Alaska, Miss America-Alaska (1997)

Birth
1976

Thomas Burnett Swann, sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur), dies at 47

Death
1976

Anderlecht wins 16th soccer Europe Cup II

Event
1976

Sage Stallone, Sylvester's son/actor (Rocky V)

Birth
1976

Train collision at Schiedam Neth, kills 24

Event
1977

Tiffany Roberts, Petaluma Calif, soccer midfielder (Olympics-96)

Birth
1977

Ludwig Erhard, German minister of Economic Affairs (CDU), dies at 80

Death
1978

Cin Red Pete Rose becomes 14th player to get 3,000 hits

Event
1978

Alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies

Death
1979

Shirley O'Hara, actress (Wild Party), dies at 68

Death
1979

Masterpiece Radio Theater begins broadcasting

Event
1979

Voyager 1 passes Jupiter

Event
1979

105th Kentucky Derby: Ron Franklin on Spectacular Bid wins in 2:02.4

Event
1980

Edmond Vandercammen, Belgian writer/poet (Grand Combat), dies at 79

Death