May 6, 1944 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 70th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 2:04.2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Masanori Murakami, Japanese baseball player in major leagues, born in Ōtsuki, Yamanashi, Japan
  • Tommie Smith, American 200m dash (Olympic gold 1968), born in Clarksville, Texas