On This Day

On This Day in Sport for May 17

Events in Sport

  • 1860 German football club TSV 1860 München is founded
  • 1875 1st Kentucky Derby: Oliver Lewis aboard Aristides wins in 2:37.75
  • 1881 7th Kentucky Derby: HOF jockey Jim McLaughlin aboard heavy favourite Hindoo wins in 2:40.00
  • 1894 19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49.25
  • 1895 W. G. Grace completes his 100th 100 v Somerset at Bristol
  • 1903 Cleveland Indians beat NY Highlanders 9-2 in Columbus Ohio
  • 1905 Waseda U of Tokyo defeats LA High School 5-3 in baseball
  • 1911 36th Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Watervale wins in 1:51
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