On This Day

May 1, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 108th Kentucky Derby: Ed Delahoussaye wins aboard Gato Del Sol, the first of consecutive Derby victories (1983 Sunny's Halo)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Beto, Portuguese soccer goalkeeper (16 caps; Sevilla, Göztepe S.K.), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Darijo Srna, Croatian soccer defender (134 caps; Shakhtar Donetsk 339 games), born in Metković, Croatia
  • Tommy Robredo, Spanish tennis player (12 ATP titles), born in Hostalric, Spain