Today is the 124th day of 2015 and the 46th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1886, a labor demonstration in Chicago's Haymarket Square turned violent when a bomb exploded and demonstrators began rioting.
In 1959, the first Grammy Awards were held.
In 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen killed four students at Kent State University during an anti-war protest.
In 1979, Margaret Thatcher became the first female prime minister in British history.
In 1998, "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski was sentenced to four life sentences plus 30 years in Sacramento, California.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Horace Mann (1796-1859), educator; Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), author/activist; Hosni Mubarak (1928- ), former president of Egypt; Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993), actress/UNICEF ambassador; Roberta Peters (1930- ), opera singer; Dick Dale (1937- ), guitarist; George Will (1941- ), journalist/author; Randy Travis (1959- ), singer-songwriter; Will Arnett (1970- ), actor; Erin Andrews (1978- ), sportscaster; Lance Bass (1979- ), singer; Rory McIlroy (1989- ), golfer.
TODAY'S FACT: About 14.6 million Americans were members of a labor union in 2014.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 2002, Barry Bonds hit his 400th home run as a member of the San Francisco Giants, making him the first player to hit 400 home runs for one team and 100 for another. Bonds hit 176 home runs as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates before joining the Giants.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering cold iron." -- Horace Mann
TODAY'S NUMBER: 5 -- Oscars for which Audrey Hepburn was nominated in the Best Actress category. She won once.
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (May 3) and last quarter moon (May 11).