1900 26th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Boland aboard Lieut Gibson wins in 2:06.25
1902 28th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Winkfield on Alan-a-Dale wins in 2:08.75
1903 AVC Heracles (SC Heracles ’74) soccer team forms in Almelo
1909 35th Kentucky Derby: Vincent Powers on Wintergreen wins in 2:08.2
1910 Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States is renamed the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
1922 Mayor Hylan closes 2 streets for building of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NYC
1947 73rd Kentucky Derby: Eric Guerin aboard Jet Pilot wins in 2:06.8
1951 Gil McDougald ties major league record with 6 RBIs in 1 inning
1951 NY Yankee Gil McDougald is 5th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (9th)
1952 78th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Gail wins his record fifth Derby
1958 84th Kentucky Derby: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Tim Tam wins in 2:05
1969 95th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack on Majestic Prince wins in 2:01.8
1970 24th NBA Championship: NY Knicks beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
1975 101st Kentucky Derby: Jacinto Vasquez on Foolish Pleasure wins 2:02
1975 Christa Vahlensieck runs female world record marathon (2:40:15.8)
1977 1977 NFL Draft: Ricky Bell from USC first pick by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1978 Last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston
1978 WI all set to lose cricket test v Aust at Kingston till riots end game
1979 MLB Cleveland Indian Bobby Bonds hits his 300th HR (2nd to have 300 HRs & 300 stolen bases)
1979 1979 NFL Draft: Tom Cousineau from Ohio State first pick by Buffalo Bills
1980 106th Kentucky Derby: Jacinto Vasquez on Genuine Risk wins in 2:02
1980 Texas Ranger Ferguson Jenkins becomes 4th to win 100 games in AL & NL
1983 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 0
1986 112th Kentucky Derby: Bill Shoemaker aboard Ferdinand wins in 2:02.8
1986 Cubs 3rd baseman Ron Cey hits his 300th & 301st HR
1992 Ohio Glory wins 1st WLAF game (after 6 loses), beat Frankfurt 20-17
1995 Australia beat West Indies to regain the Frank Worrell Cricket Trophy
1997 123rd Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens aboard Silver Charm wins in 2:02.3
1999 World Snooker Championship, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield: Stephen Hendry of Scotland defeats Welshman Mark Williams, 18-11 for a record 7th world crown
2000 The sport of geocaching begins, with the first cache placed and the coordinates from a GPS posted on Usenet.
2003 129th Kentucky Derby: Jose Santos aboard Funny Cide wins in 2:01.19
2008 134th Kentucky Derby: Kent Desormeaux aboard Big Brown wins in 2:01.82
2014 140th Kentucky Derby: Victor Espinoza aboad California Chrome wins in 2:03.66
2015 Chelsea wins the 2014–15 English football Premier League
2018 Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan becomes NFL’s first $30m per season player after agreeing to $150m contract extension

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