On This Day

May 17, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 94th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Majestic Prince wins in 1:55.6
  • Balt, Cleve & Pitts agree to go from NFC to AFC in NFL

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aaron Ruffin, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Craig Erickson, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins)
  • Ujesh Ranchod, cricketer (Zimbabwe off-spinner 1993)