On This Day

May 1882 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • May 16 8th Kentucky Derby: Babe Hurd aboard Apollo wins in 2:40.00
  • May 27 10th Preakness: T Costello aboard Vanguard wins in 2:44.5

Birthdays in Sport

  • May 18 Babe Adams, American baseball player (d. 1968)
  • May 30 Wyndham Halswelle, Scottish runner (Olympic gold 1908), born in London (d. 1915)