On This Day

June 11, 1955 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Sports History

87th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 2:29

Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Eddie Arcaro
Racing Hall of Fame Jockey
Eddie Arcaro
  • Le Mans race car accident kills 83 spectators (race continues)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Yuriy Sedykh, Russian field athlete (Olympic gold hammer throw 1976, 80 Soviet Union; WR 86.74m), born in Novocherkassk, Russia (d. 2021)
1955 in Sport