Events in Sport on May 10

  • 1870 Jem Mace & defends his heavyweight crown against Irish champ Joe Coburn, it lasts 1 hr & 17 minutes, & neither is struck by a punch
  • 1889 17th Preakness: W Anderson aboard Buddhist wins in 2:17.5
  • 1893 19th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Kunze aboard Lookout wins in 2:39.25
  • 1905 31st Kentucky Derby: Jack Martin aboard Agile wins in 2:100.75
  • 1910 36th Kentucky Derby: Fred Herbert aboard Donau wins in 2:06.4
  • 1913 39th Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Goose aboard Donerail wins in 2:04.8
  • 1919 45th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 2:09.8
  • 1926 51st Preakness: John Maiben aboard Display wins in 1:59.8
  • 1929 54th Preakness: Louis Schaefer aboard Dr Freeland wins in 2:01.6

Sport awardGolf Major

1929 64th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 292 at Muirfield Gullane

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen
  • 1931 Golf ball size hail falls in Burlington, New Jersey
  • 1941 66th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro wins aboard Whirlaway, 2nd leg of successful Triple Crown
  • 1946 Red Sox win 15th straight beat Yanks 5-4, DiMaggio hits Grand Slam
  • 1947 72nd Preakness: Doug Dodson aboard Faultless wins in 1:59

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1952 5th Cannes Film Festival: "The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice" directed by Orson Welles and "Two Cents Worth of Hope" directed by Renato Castellani jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1953 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • 1959 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Howard Johnson Golf Invitational

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1964 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Squirt Ladies' Golf Open Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 1967 Foundation AZ soccer team forms in Alkmaar

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1967 Hank Aaron only inside the park HR (vs Jim Bunning)

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • 1970 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
  • 1970 Atlanta Braves' Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in his 1,000th game, loses to Cards 6-5

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1970 Bobby Orr scores one of the most famous goals in hockey history, an overtime goal that gives the Boston Bruins its first Stanley Cup since 1941

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • 1973 27th NBA Championship: NY Knicks beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1
  • 1973 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 2
  • 1978 22nd European Cup: Liverpool beats Club Brugge 1-0 at London
  • 1979 John McMullen becomes CEO of Houston Astros
  • 1981 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament
  • 1981 Montreal Expo Charlie Lee no-hits SF Giants, 4-0
  • 1987 Jody Rosentha wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
  • 1989 FC Barcelona of Spain win 29th European Cup Winner's Cup against Sampdoria of Italy 1-0 in Bern
  • 1989 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Calgary Flames beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 1
  • 1991 Oakland A's Jose Canseco is seen leaving Madonna's apt
  • 1991 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Minnesota North Stars beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 1
  • 1992 Jennifer Wyatt wins LPGA Crestar-Fresh Farm Golf Classic

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1993 Bill Walton is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton
  • 1995 Real Zaragoza of Spain win 35th European Cup Winner's Cup against Arsenal of England 2-1 in Paris
  • 1997 Chicago Cubs turn baseballs 68th triple play (vs SF Giants)
  • 2002 Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season

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2013 Joe Sakic is hired by his former team, the Colorado Avalanche, as Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic

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2018 Rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe's record for successive set wins on a single surface (49 on carpet) with 6-3, 6-4 win over Diego Schwartzman at the Madrid Open (clay)

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe