On This Day

May 15, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 107th Preakness: Jack Kaenel aboard Aloma's Ruler wins in 1:55.4

Birthdays in Sport

  • Segundo Castillo, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Veronica Campbell-Brown, Jamaican athlete

Deaths in Sport

  • Gordon Smiley, American racecar driver, dies in a crash at 36