On This Day

May 1877 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • May 22 3rd Kentucky Derby: Billy Walker aboard Baden-Baden wins in 2:38
  • May 24 5th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:45.5

Birthdays in Sport

  • May 4 Arthur Lang, American boxer and businessman, born in Van Wert, Ohio (d. 1992)