May 1873 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • May 23 1st Preakness Stakes: G. Barbee aboard Survivor wins in 2:43 at Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland

Birthdays in Sport

  • May 8 Henry Leveson-Gower, English cricket batsman & captain (3 Tests; Surrey CCC, Oxford University CC), born in Titsey Place, Surrey, England (d. 1954)