May 1890 in Sport

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Events in Sport

  • 12th The first-ever official cricket County Championship match begins. Yorkshire beats Gloucestershire by eight wickets at Bristol. George Ulyett scores the first century in the competition.
  • 13th 18th Preakness: W Martin aboard Montague wins in 2:36.75
  • 14th 16th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Riley wins in 2:45

Birthdays in Sport

  • 14th Alex Pompez, American baseball executive (d. 1974)

Deaths in Sport

  • 19th Gus Kempis, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies of fever at 24