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Calendar for May 4th, 2013

1780s

  • 1784: First general meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati, in Philadelphia

  • 1790s

  • Born 1796: Horace Mann (educator)

  • 1880s

  • 1886: Haymarket Affair, Chicago, Illinois

  • 1920s

  • Born 1929: Audrey Hepburn (actress)

  • 1950s

  • Born 1959: Randy Travis (country music singer)

  • 1960s

  • 1961: First on-the-road Spacemobile lecture

  • 1961: First Freedom Ride began

  • Born 1967: Ana Gasteyer (actress)

  • 1970s

  • 1970: National Guardsmen killed 4 antiwar demonstrators at Kent State University

  • Died 1975: Moe Howard (actor)

  • Born 1979: Lance Bass (singer)

  • 1979: Margaret Thatcher became the United Kingdom's first female Prime Minister

  • 1980s

  • 1989: Magellan spacecraft launched from Space Shuttle Atlantis

  • 1990s

  • Born 1994: Alexander Gould (actor, voice of Nemo in Finding Nemo)

  • 2000s

  • 2000: Love Bug computer virus caused billions of dollars in damages

  • Died 2008: Fredric Baur (credited with creating Pringles and its can. Part of Mr. Baur's cremated remains were buried in a Pringles can.)

  • Died 2009: Dom DeLuise (actor)

  • 2010s

  • 2010: Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. However, her name was misspelled.


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