On This Day

June 11, 1955 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 87th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 2:29
  • Le Mans race car accident kills 83 spectators (race continues)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Yuriy Sedykh, Soviet hammer thrower (Olympic Gold 1976, 80), born in Novocherkassk, Rostov Oblast, Russia