On This Day

May 31, 1920 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Indianapolis 500: French driver Gaston Chevrolet accompanied by riding mechanic John Bresnahan wins the race without a single tire change, a remarkable feat at the time

Birthdays in Sport

  • Edward Bennett Williams, American lawyer/team owner (Washington Redskins, Baltimore Orioles), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1988)