1870 Jem Mace & defends his heavyweight crown against Irish champ Joe Coburn, it lasts 1 hr & 17 minutes, & neither is struck by a punch
1889 17th Preakness: W Anderson aboard Buddhist wins in 2:17.5
1893 19th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Kunze aboard Lookout wins in 2:39.25
1902 Dutch soccer club FC Blauw-Wit (Blue-White) is formed in the Kinkerbuurt area of Amsterdam; merge with VV De Beursbengels in 2015
1905 31st Kentucky Derby: Jack Martin aboard Agile wins in 2:100.75
1910 36th Kentucky Derby: Fred Herbert aboard Donau wins in 2:06.4
1913 39th Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Goose aboard Donerail wins in 2:04.8
1913 Yanks commit 8 errors & still beat Tigers 10-9 in 10 innings
1919 45th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 2:09.8
1926 51st Preakness: John Maiben aboard Display wins in 1:59.8
1929 54th Preakness: Louis Schaefer aboard Dr Freeland wins in 2:01.6
1931 Golf ball size hail falls in Burlington, New Jersey
1946 Red Sox win 15th straight beat Yanks 5-4, DiMaggio hits Grand Slam
1947 72nd Preakness: Doug Dodson aboard Faultless wins in 1:59
1967 Foundation AZ soccer team forms in Alkmaar
1970 Atlanta Braves’ Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in his 1,000th game, loses to Cards 6-5
1973 27th NBA Championship: NY Knicks beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1
1973 Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Yvan Cournoyer has a goal and 2 assists as Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 6-4 to take title, 4 games to 2
1974 7th ABA championship: NY Nets beats Utah Stars, 4 games to 1
1978 22nd European Cup: Liverpool beats Club Brugge 1-0 at London
1979 John McMullen becomes CEO of Houston Astros
1981 Montreal Expo Charlie Lee no-hits SF Giants, 4-0
1989 FC Barcelona of Spain win 29th European Cup Winner’s Cup against Sampdoria of Italy 1-0 in Bern
1989 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Calgary Flames beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 1
1991 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Minnesota North Stars beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 1
1995 Real Zaragoza of Spain win 35th European Cup Winner’s Cup against Arsenal of England 2-1 in Paris
1997 Chicago Cubs turn baseballs 68th triple play (vs SF Giants)
2002 Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season
2009 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Henrik Stenson of Sweden shoots a bogey-free final round 66 to win by 4 strokes from Englishman Ian Poulter
2015 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Rickie Fowler wins beating Kevin Kisner and Sergio García by 1 stroke in a playoff

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