1905 Tom Jenkins beats Frank Gotcha for heavyweight wrestling champ
1928 54th Kentucky Derby: Chick Lang aboard Reigh Count wins in 2:10.4
1929 Cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium, crushes 2 people to death
1935 NFL adopts an annual college draft to begin in 1936
1941 Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis
1942 Braves Paul Waner is 3rd NLer to get 3,000 hits (Anson & Wagner)
1945 Start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services
1956 81st Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4
1960 SF Giants rookie Juan Marichal beats Philadelphia Phillies, 2-0 on debut at Candlestick Park; first National League hurler since 1900 to debut with a one-hitter
1962 87th Preakness: John Rotz aboard Greek Money wins in 1:56.2
1965 West Ham United of England win 5th European Cup Winner’s Cup against 1860 München of West Germany 2-0 in London
1973 98th Preakness: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 1:54 – fastest Preakness race ever (recognized 2012)
1974 Stanley Cup Final, The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA: Goaltender Bernie Parent and the Flyers shut out the Boston Bruins, 1-0, to win series 4-2, become 1st ”expansion” team to win Stanley Cup; Parent named playoff MVP
1979 104th Preakness: Ron Franklin aboard Spectacular Bid wins in 1:54.2
1988 Red Sox retire Bobby Doerr’s #1
1991 Willy T. Ribbs overcomes numerous mechanical problems in qualifying to become first African-American driver to make Indianapolis 500 starting grid
1994 Tennis star Jennifer Capriati (18), checks into a drug rehab center
1999 Lazio of Italy win 39th European Cup Winner’s Cup against Mallorca of Spain 2-1 in Birmingham
2001 126th Preakness: Gary Stevens aboard Point Given wins in 1:55.40
2001 Manchester United lose 3-1 to Tottenham at White Hart Lane but win English Premier League title for the 3rd consecutive season
2004 NHL Western Conference Final: Calgary Flames beat San Jose Sharks, 4 games to 2
2007 132nd Preakness: Robby Albarado aboard Curlin wins in 1:53.46
2007 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Ottawa Senators beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 1
2007 In an all South African final the Bulls (Pretoria) edge the home team Sharks, 20-19 in Durban for their first Super 14 Rugby title; Bulls flyhalf Derick Hougaard boots 2 penalties & 2 conversions
2007 English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (89,826): Chelsea beats Manchester United, 1 – 0 (a.e.t.); Didier Drogba scores 116′ winner for Blues’ 4th title
2008 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Dallas Stars, 4 games to 2
2012 137th Preakness: Mario Gutierrez aboard Ill Have Another wins in 1:55.94
2013 Sweden defeats Switzerland to win the 2013 World Ice Hockey Championship
2014 Decorated Dutch coach Louis van Gaal confirmed as manager of Manchester United; Ryan Giggs named assistant, confirms retirement as a player at age 40 after 963 games and English record 22 major trophies
2018 English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London: Chelsea beats Manchester United, 1-0; Belgian international Eden Hazard scores 22′ penalty
2018 142nd Preakness Stakes: Mike Smith wins aboard Justify in fog for second-leg of the Triple Crown
2019 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Bethpage State Park: Defending champion Brooks Koepka leads wire-to-wire; wins despite 5 bogeys on last 8 holes by 2 strokes from world #1 Dustin Johnson
2019 Sprinter Dutee Chand comes out as India’s first openly gay professional athlete
2021 New York Yankees pitcher Cory Kluber no-hits Texas Rangers, 2-0 at Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas

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