On This Day

May 4, 1946 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 72nd Kentucky Derby: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:06.6

Birthdays in Sport

  • John Watson, Northern Irish racecar driver, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Renee Powell, American golfer, broadcaster (first woman to compete in a men's golf tournament), born in East Canton, Ohio
1946 in Sport