1880 6th Kentucky Derby: George Lewis aboard Fonso wins in 2:37.5
1897 MLB American baseball New York Giants’ Bill Joyce sets record of 4 triples in 1 game
1920 45th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o’ War wins in 1:51.6
1929 55th Kentucky Derby: Linus McAtee on Clyde Van Dusen wins in 2:10.8
1929 Dodgers beat Phillies 20-16 & lose 8-6 in 2nd game of a double header (record 50 runs)
1933 1st major league All-Star Game announced for July 6 at Comiskey Park It will be played as part of the Chicago World’s Fair
1935 English batsman Harold Gimblett scores 123 in 80 minutes on his County Cricket debut for Somerset CCC vs Essex at Frome
1942 NYC ends night baseball games for rest of WW II
1945 MLB Detroit Tigers & Philadelphia A’s both have 7 straight games postponed due to rain
1947 MLB Philadelphia A’s catcher Warren Rosar catches his 147th game without an error
1950 MLB St. Louis Cardinals baseman Tommy Glaviano makes 3 consecutive errors on grounders
1963 88th Preakness: Bill Shoemaker aboard Candy Spots wins in 1:56.2
1968 93rd Preakness: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Forward Pass wins in 1:56.8
1971 4th ABA Championship: Utah Stars beat Kentucky Colonels, 4 games to 3
1972 American basketball player John Sebastian makes 63 consecutive free throws while blindfolded
1974 99th Preakness: Miguel Rivera aboard Current Little wins in 1:54.6
1982 Tigers outfielder Larry Herndon is 14th to hit 4 consecutive HRs
1986 David Goch finishes swimming 55,682 miles in a 25-yd pool
1988 In just Oakland’s 39th of the season, pitcher Dave Stewart breaks record with his 12th balk en route to 16
1990 Cubs Ryne Sandberg ends 2nd baseman record 123 errorless game streak
1991 116th Preakness: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 1:54
1994 2nd UEFA Champions League Final: Milan beats Barcelona 4-0 at Athens
1996 121st Preakness: Pat Day aboard Louis Quatorze wins in 1:53.2
2001 101-year-old Harold Stilson becomes oldest golfer to record a hole-in-one when he aces the 108-yard, par-3, 16th hole at Deerfield CC, FL
2002 127th Preakness: Victor Espinoza aboard War Emblem wins in 1:56.36
2002 Micky Ward beats Arturo Gatti by majority decision in a junior welterweight boxing bout in Uncasville, Connecticut; ‘The Ring’ Fight of the Year; first fight in their legendary trilogy
2004 Arizona Diamondbacks’ Randy Johnson becomes 16th pitcher to throw a perfect game (2-0 vs Atlanta)
2008 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 1
2013 RC Toulonnais defeat ASM Clermont Auvergne to win the rugby Heineken Cup final
2013 138th Preakness: Gary Stevens aboard Oxbow wins in 1:57.54
2014 The Tradition Senior Men’s Golf, Shoal Creek G&CC: Kenny Perry wins his third of 4 Champions Tour majors by 1 stroke from Mark Calcavecchia
2019 English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (85,854): Gabriel Jesus & Raheem Sterling each score twice as Manchester City thrash Watford, 6-0, completing an unprecedented domestic treble
2019 144th Preakness: War of Will with Tyler Gaffalione aboard wins for trainer Mark E. Casse by a nose from Everfast
2021 Detroit Tigers pitcher Spencer Turnbull no-hits Seattle Mariners, 5-0 at Comerica Park, Detroit

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