1876 Ross Barnes hit 1st home run in National League
1903 29th Kentucky Derby: Hal Booker riding Judge Himes wins in 2:09
1904 30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior riding Elwood wins in 2:08.50
1906 32nd Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Troxler aboard Sir Huon wins in 2:08.8
1920 1st game of National Negro Baseball League played in Indianapolis
1936 62nd Kentucky Derby: Ira Hanford aboard Bold Venture wins in 2:03.6
1942 68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4
1953 79th Kentucky Derby: Hank Moreno aboard Dark Star wins in 2:02
1958 Yanks threaten to broadcast games nationwide if NL goes ahead with plans to broadcast, games into NYC
1959 85th Kentucky Derby: Bill Shoemaker aboard Tomy Lee wins in 2:02.2
1962 European Cup Final, Amsterdam: Eusébio scores twice as defending champions Benfica beat Real Madrid, 5-3; Puskás, hits all 3 for Madrid
1964 90th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Northern Dancer wins in 2:00
1968 22nd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2
1970 1st woman jockey at Kentucky Derby (Diane Crump)
1970 96th Kentucky Derby: Mike Manganello on Dust Commander wins 2:03.4
1978 1978 NFL Draft: Earl Campbell from University of Texas first pick by Houston Oilers
1979 -May 10] Vivekananda (Sri Lanka) begins nonstop ride, cycling 187 hrs, 28 min, around Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka
1981 107th Kentucky Derby: Jorge Velásquez on Pleasant Colony wins in 2:02
1984 MLB Cleveland Indians’ infielder Andre Thornton ties record for most walks (6 in 16 innings)
1987 113th Kentucky Derby: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 2:03.4
1988 Baltimore Orioles sign a 15 year lease to remain in Baltimore and get a new park
1998 124th Kentucky Derby: Kent Desormeaux aboard Real Quiet wins in 2:02.20
2009 135th Kentucky Derby: Calvin Borel wins aboard 50-1 long shot Mine That Bird
2015 141st Kentucky Derby: American Pharoah ridden by Victor Espinoza wins
2015 Toulon win the 2015 European Rugby Champions Cup final at Twickenham
2016 Leicester City win the English Premier League title after starting the season at 5,000-1 odds
2016 World Snooker Championship, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield: Mark Selby of England beats China’s Ding Junhui, 18-14 for his second world crown

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