On This Day

On This Day in Sport for May 13

Events in Sport

  • 1887 15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25
  • 1890 18th Preakness: W Martin aboard Montague wins in 2:36.75
  • 1891 17th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Kingman wins in 2:52.25
  • 1905 World heavyweight boxing champion James J. Jeffries retires undefeated after 7 title defences; returns in 1910 to be beaten by Jack Johnson
  • 1909 First Giro d'Italia takes place in Milan - Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna is the winner
  • 1911 37th Kentucky Derby: George Archibald aboard Meridian wins in 2:05
  • 1916 42nd Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2:04
  • 1922 48th Kentucky Derby: Albert Johnson aboard Morvich wins in 2:04.6
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Weddings in Sport

  • 2003 NBA star Dennis Rodman (42) weds Michelle Moyer in a small civil ceremony in Newport Beach, California
  • 2006 British football star player Gary O'Neil (22) weds Donna Guerin in Highclere Castle, Hampshire
  • 2017 Former WNBA player Diana Taurasi (34) weds teammate Penny Taylor (36) in Phoenix, Arizona

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