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 This day in History - May 5
406 Historic Events for May 5
1980

Siege at Iranian Embassy in London ends; British commandos and police stormed the building

Event
1980

Bonnie Lynn Gagnon, Miss New Hampshire Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1981

Bobby Sands, IRA activist/terrorist dies in the 66th day of his hunger strike

Death
1981

Danielle Christine Fishel, Mesa AZ, actress (Topanga-Boy Meets World)

Birth
1981

16th and final Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-1, hold 8-7-1 edge

Event
1983

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1983

Bruins 5-Isles 1-Wales Conf Championship-Isles hold 3-2 lead

Event
1983

John Williams, actor (Family Affair, Dial M for Murder), dies at 80

Death
1984

110th Kentucky Derby: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Swale wins in 2:02.4

Event
1985

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Moss Creek Women's Golf Invitational

Event
1986

Jon William Haussermann Jr, composer, dies at 76

Death
1986

Rui Coelho, composer, dies at 94

Death
1986

Hall of Fame and Museum announced to be built in Cleveland

Event
1987

Congress begins Iran-Contra hearings

Event
1987

Detroit Tigers are 11 games back in AL, but go on to win AL East

Event
1987

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

Event
1988

Eugene A Marino installed as 1st black US archbishop

Event
1988

George Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68

Death
1988

Tamara Pos, Suriname/Dutch activist

Death
1989

Mike Tyson gets 2nd speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY

Event
1989

Frank Easton, cricket wicketkeeper (NSW 1933-39), dies

Death
1990

Paul Hogan and Linda Koslowski wed in Byron Bay, Eastern Australia

Event
1990

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Chris Warren

Event
1990

116th Kentucky Derby: Craig Perret aboard Unbridled wins in 2:02

Event
1990

Tatiana Celia Kennedy Schlossberg, NYC, daughter of Caroline

Birth