On This Day

May 18, 1963 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 88th Preakness: Bill Shoemaker aboard Candy Spots wins in 1:56.2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Marty McSorley, Hamilton, NHL defenseman (LA Kings, NY Rangers)

Deaths in Sport

  • Ernie Davis, American football player (1st African American to win Heisman Trophy - 1961), dies of leukemia aged 23