On This Day

May 3, 1921 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestSugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson [Walter Smith], American middle/welterweight boxer (1946-52, 55, 58), born in Ailey, Georgia (d. 1989)

Middle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
Middle/welterweight championship boxer
Sugar Ray Robinson

Deaths in Sport

  • Théodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver, dies at 36