1874 2nd Preakness: William Donohue aboard Culpepper wins in 2:56.5
1883 11th Preakness: G Barbee aboard Jacobus wins in 2:42.5
1894 German Emanuel Lasker becomes undisputed World Chess Champion by beating Austrian-American defending titleholder Wilhelm Steinitz, 10-5 (4 draws) in Montreal, Canada
1898 32nd Belmont: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32
1907 Chicago White Sox pitcher Ed Walsh no-hits NY Highlanders, 8-1 in 5 inning game
1917 Walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field
1923 Inaugural 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race for cars starts through public roads around Le Mans, France; inaugural winners: André Lagache and René Léonard (France) for Chenard & Walcker
1946 2-for-42 & hitting .048 for 1946, Mel Ott stops playing baseball
1956 Reds’ John Klippstein, Hershel Freemman & Joe Blacks no-hitter, broken up with 2 outs in 10th & lose to Braves in 11th, 2-1
1963 French Championships Women’s Tennis: Australian Lesley Turner wins the first of 2 French titles; beats England’s Ann Jones 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
1974 Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford claims first of his three Indy victories; first Sunday start of the event
1975 Tennis game in Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes
1980 Dietmar Mogenburg of West Germany ties high jump record at 7’8”
1982 26th European Cup: Aston Villa beats Bayern Munich 1-0 at Rotterdam
1983 29th Walker Cup: US, 13½ – 10½
1983 LA Lakers set NBA playoff game record of fewest free throws
1988 Stanley Cup Final, Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, AL: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 6-3 for 4 game series sweep
1991 Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears wins from pole, becoming the third 4-time winner (joins A. J. Foyt and Al Unser); record 6th career pole position for Mears
1993 1st UEFA Champions League Final: Marseille beats Milan 1-0 at Munich
1996 Indianapolis 500: first Indy 500 contested by Indy Racing League; many top CART teams boycott; Buddy Lazier wins marking Firestone’s first Indy victory since 1971
1997 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 2
1999 7th UEFA Champions League Final: Manchester United beats Bayern Munich 2-1 at Barcelona
2000 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 3
2001 Super Rugby Final, Canberra: Fullback Andrew Walker kicks 5 penalties & 3 conversions as the ACT Brumbies win their first title; beat Coastal Sharks (Durban), 36-6
2002 Indianapolis 500: Defending champion Hélio Castroneves of Brazil becomes fifth driver in Indy 500 history to win back-to-back races for his second of 4 race victories
2004 12th UEFA Champions League Final: Porto beats AS Monaco 3-0 at Gelsenkirchen
2009 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Carolina Hurricanes, 4 games to 0
2013 Indianapolis 500: Tony Kanaan becomes 4th Brazilian to win the race; fastest Indy 500 in history with Kanaan’s average speed 187.433 mph; record stands until 2021
2013 Indian Premier League T20 Cricket Final, Eden Gardens, Kolkata: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs; Kieron Pollard 60 no (32)
2013 Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Bellerive CC: KÅ?ki Idoki of Japan wins his lone PGA event by 2 strokes from Jay Haas and Kenny Perry
2015 Cleveland Cavaliers win the NBA Eastern Conference
2019 Indianapolis 500: 2016 IndyCar Series champion Simon Pagenaud of France finishes just two-tenths of a second ahead of Alexander Rossi for Team Penske’s record-extending 18th victory in the event

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