Luis Herrera (cyclist) Birthday, Date of Birth

Luis Herrera (cyclist)

Luis Alberto "Lucho" Herrera Herrera, known as "El jardinerito" ("the little gardener") (born May 4, 1961 in Fusagasugá, Colombia), is a retired Colombian road racing cyclist. Herrera was a professional from 1985 to 1992 but had a successful amateur career before that in Colombia.

He entered his first Vuelta a Colombia in 1981 where he finished 16th overall and 3rd in the New Rider competition. Although he abandoned his second Vuelta a Colombia in 1982, he won Colombia's second major stage-race the Clásico RCN. In 1983 Herrera won Clásico RCN again as well as two stages and finishing second overall to Alfonso Florez Ortiz in the 1983 Vuelta a Colombia. In 1984 he would win the Vuelta a Colombia, the Clásico RCN as well as winning stage 17 to Alpe d'Huez in the 1984 Tour de France, becoming the first Colombian to win a stage of the race, and the first amateur cyclist to win a stage in the history of the Tour de France. He would win the Vuelta a Colombia and the Clásico RCN four times each but his greatest achievement was in 1987, when he won the Vuelta a España, the first South American to win a Grand Tour. Herrera also won the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré in 1988 and 1991 and five "King of the Mountains" jerseys from the three Grand Tours.

Luis Herrera is the second rider to win the "King of the Mountains jersey in all three Grand Tours. The first was Federico Bahamontes of Spain.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Thursday, May 4, 1961
Place of Birth
Fusagasugá
Age
60
Star Sign

The May 4, 1961 was a Thursday under the star sign of . It was the 123 day of the year. President of the United States was John F. Kennedy.

If you were born on this day, you are 60 years old. Your last birthday was on the Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 1 days ago. Your next birthday is on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in 363 days. You have lived for 21,916 days, or about 526,005 hours, or about 31,560,326 minutes, or about 1,893,619,594 seconds.

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4th of May 1961 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on May 4, 1961

477 GRANTS MADE; Newspaper Fund to Assist Journalism Teachers

Date: 04 May 1961

Wall St Journal's Newspaper Fund awards fellowships for journalism study to 477 teachers

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Topics

Date: 04 May 1961

Comment on Pres Kennedy statement (Ap 28,14:2) that history might have been different if NY Tribune had paid correspondent Marx more generously

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Reporter Ends Jail Term

Date: 04 May 1961

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KENNEDY TO CONFER WITH PRESS LEADERS

Date: 04 May 1961

Special to The New York Times

Kennedy to conf with reprs of ANPA, ASNE, AP and UPI on his proposal for voluntary curbs on news affecting natl security; list

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Kennedy Shifts News Meeting

Date: 04 May 1961

Special to The New York Times

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Excerpts From the State Department's Transcript of News Conference by Rusk

Date: 05 May 1961

Special to The New York Times

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2 INDICTED AS ROBBERS; Daily News Hold-Up Suspects Are Held in $50,000 Bail

Date: 05 May 1961

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Food News: Book on Outdoor Dining; New Publication Lists Basic Information on Holding Cookouts Recipes for Barbecues And Other Courses Are Offered, Too

Date: 05 May 1961

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Johnson Expects Red Offensive To Reach a Peak in 18 Months

Date: 05 May 1961

By DOUGLAS DALES

Douglas DALES

Lasker Med Journalism awards to B Roueche (New Yorker), D Seaver (Charlotte Observer), CBS-TV and KCRA-TV

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Output at 1961 High

Date: 05 May 1961

output, wk, totals 126,600

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