On This Day

May 11, 1985 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 56 die and at least 265 are injured at Bradford City football ground in the worst fire in English football history

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dave Concepcion becomes 4th Cincinnati Red teammate to get 2,000 hits, others include Pete Rose, Tony Perez & Cesar Cedeno

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Deaths in Sport

  • Samuel Frith, English co-founder of soccer team (Bradford City), dies