On This Day

May 28, 1955 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

80th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 1:54.6

Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Eddie Arcaro
Racing Hall of Fame Jockey
Eddie Arcaro
  • Indianapolis 500: Bob Sweikert wins; defending champion Bill Vukovich killed in a crash while seemingly on his way to an unprecedented third consecutive Indy 500

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mark Howe, American ice hockey player
1955 in Sport