1863 Irish boxer Joe Coburn KOs American Mike McCoole in the 67th round in his first defence of Heavyweight C’ship of America in Charlestown, Maryland
1908 34th Kentucky Derby: Arthur Pickens aboard 66-1 chance Stone Street wins in muddy track conditions; 2:15.20 slowest Derby in history
1917 St Louis Browns pitcher Ernie Koob no-hits Chicago White Sox, 1-0 at Sportsman’s Park III
1922 After sharing the Polo Grounds with the New York Giants for 10 years construction begins on Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NYC
1925 Yankee Everett Scott is benched, ending his 1,307-game playing streak
1934 60th Kentucky Derby: Mack Garner aboard Cavalcade wins in 2:04
1938 Phillies Harold Kelleher faces 16 batters in 6th, as Cubs score 12 runs, both marks are NL records off one hurler in a single inning
1949 Detroit Tigers second baseman Charlie Gehringer is elected in the Baseball Hall of Fame
1951 77th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Count Turf wins in 2:02.6
1956 82nd Kentucky Derby: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:03.4
1956 Broekster Boys soccer team forms in Damwoude
1956 World championships of judo are 1st held in Tokyo
1962 88th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Decidedly wins in 2:00.4
1966 Borussia Dortmund of West Germany win 6th European Cup Winner’s Cup against Liverpool of England 2-1 in Glasgow
1966 Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Montreal Canadiens earn back-to-back titles; beat Detroit Red Wings, 3-2 in OT for a 4-2 series victory
1969 23rd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
1973 99th Kentucky Derby: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 1:59.4 – fastest Kentucky Derby ever
1979 105th Kentucky Derby: Ron Franklin on Spectacular Bid wins in 2:02.4
1981 16th and final MLB pre-season Mayor’s Trophy Game prior to inter-league play; NY Mets beat NY Yankees, 4-1 to hold 8-7-1 edge
1984 110th Kentucky Derby: Laffit Pincay Jr.aboard Swale wins in 2:02.4
1984 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 2
1987 Detroit Tigers are 11 games back in AL, but go on to win AL East
1990 116th Kentucky Derby: Craig Perret aboard Unbridled wins in 2:02
1995 Last basketball game at Boston Garden; Celtics eliminated from playoffs by Orlando Magic, 95-92
2001 127th Kentucky Derby: Jorge Chavez aboard Monarchos wins in 1:59.97
2007 133rd Kentucky Derby: Calvin Borel aboard Street Sense wins in 2:02.17
2012 138th Kentucky Derby: Mario Gutierrez aboard Ill Have Another wins in 2:01.83
2012 English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (89,102): Chelsea beats Liverpool, 2–1; Didier Drogba scores winner for Blues’ 7th title
2018 144th Kentucky Derby: 52 year old Mike Smith wins his second Derby aboard Justify
2018 Former Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson suffers a brain haemorrhage and is hospitalised; recovers
2021 Baltimore Orioles pitcher John Means no-hits Seattle Mariners, 6-0 at T-Mobile Park, Seattle

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