Events in Sport in May 1976

  • May 1 102nd Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr on Bold Forbes wins in 2:01.6
  • May 2 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic
  • May 9 Sally Little wins LPGA Ladies Masters at Moss Creek Golf Tournament
  • May 12 20th European Cup: Bayern Munich beats Saint-Etienne 1-0 at Glasgow
  • May 13 9th & final ABA championship: NY Nets beat Denver Nuggets, 4 games to 2
  • May 15 101st Preakness: John Lively aboard Elocutionist wins in 1:55
  • May 16 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games
  • May 16 Sue Roberts wins LPGA American Defender Golf Classic
  • May 22 St Louis Cardinal Reggie Smith hits 3 HR
  • May 23 Amy Alcott wins '76 LPGA Golf Classic

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

May 24 Muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in 5 for heavyweight boxing title in Munich

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • May 30 22nd LPGA Championship won by Betty Burfeindt
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins in 1:42:52.466 (239.350 km/h)