1882 8th Kentucky Derby: Babe Hurd aboard Apollo wins in 2:40.00
1884 10th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Buchanan wins in 2:40.25
1894 Fire in Boston destroys the South End Grounds baseball stadium and 200 other buildings
1914 American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City
1914 Ewing Field baseball park opens near Masonic Street, San Francisco. Relocated a year later.
1916 41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8
1921 46th Preakness: F Coltiletti aboard Broomspun wins in 1:54.2
1927 NY Yankee Bob Meusel steals 2nd, 3rd & home
1930 6th Walker Cup: US, 10-2
1931 57th Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on Twenty Grand wins 2:01.8
1932 Yanks 4th straight shutout to equal record set by Cleveland & Boston
1936 61st Preakness: George Woolf aboard Bold Venture wins in 1:59
1941 1st US radio performance of Robert Russell Bennett”s ”Symphony in D for the Dodgers”
1948 First chess world championship since WWII; Russian player Mikhail Botvinnik wins a 5-player tournament to begin 20-year Russian domination
1953 Phillies Curt Simmons gives up a single, then retires next 27 in a row
1955 Ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown
1956 England cricket spin bowler Jim Laker takes 10-88 for Surrey v Australia in tour match at The Oval, London
1959 84th Preakness: William Harmatz aboard Royal Orbit wins in 1:57
1964 89th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Northern Dancer wins in 1:56.8
1970 95th Preakness: Eddie Belmonte aboard Personality wins in 1:56.2
1973 AC Milan of Italy win 13th European Cup Winner’s Cup against Leeds of England 1-0 in Saloniki
1977 Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1979 FC Barcelona of Spain wins 19th European Cup Winner’s Cup against Fortuna Düsseldorf of West Germany 4-3 in Basel
1979 NL approves Astros sales from Ford Motors to John J McMullen for $19M
1980 34th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 2
1981 106th Preakness: Jorge Velásquez aboard Pleasant Colony wins in 1:54.6
1981 Houston shortstop Craig Reynolds hits 3 triples as Astros beat Chicago Cubs, 6-1
1982 Stanley Cup Final, Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC: 3-peat for NY Islanders; sweep Vancouver Canucks in 4 games with a 3-1 Game 4 win
1984 Juventus of Italy win 24th European Cup Winner’s Cup against Porto of Portugal 2-1 in Basel
1984 Mackay pays $218,718 for 44,166 tickets to keep Twins in Minnesota Twins sell 51,863 tickets but only 6,346 fans show up for the game
1985 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 2
1985 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 2
1987 112th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 1:55.8
1992 117th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6
1992 America’s Cup: America Team USA defeats Il Moro di Venezia 4-1 to win in San Diego
1994 Tennis star Jennifer Capriati arrested on possession of marijuana
1997 Atlanta Braves beat St Louis Cardinals, 1-0 in 13 innings
1997 MLB Montreal Expos trailing San Francisco Giants by 9 runs comeback to win 14-13
1997 MLB St Louis Cardinal Gary Gaetti records his 2,000th hit
1998 123rd Preakness: Kent Desormeaux aboard Real Quiet wins in 1:54.80
2003 NHL Western Conference Final: Anaheim Ducks beat Minnesota Wild, 4 games to 0
2009 134th Preakness: Calvin Borel aboard Rachel Alexandra wins in 1:55.08
2010 ICC Women’s Cricket T20 World Cup, Bridgetown, Barbados: Elise Perry with 3 for 18 off 4 overs leads Australia (106/8) to 3 run victory over New Zealand 103/6
2014 Paris Saint-Germain F.C. & Manchester City F.C. are each fined €60 million for breaching Fair Play Regulations
2015 140th Preakness: Victor Espinoza aboard American Pharoah wins in 1:58.46
2019 Brooks Koepka fires tournament record equalling, and course record 63 (-7) to lead the PGA Championship by 1 stroke after the 1st round at Bethpage Black, NY

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