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Wednesday, 03 May 2017 00:03

Wednesday, May 3

Famous sporting events and news from yesteryear that happened on this day

If it's your birthday - which sports stars do you share your special day with?

1900 Football. England drew 2-2 with Scotland in an international played at Villa Park.

1909 Horse racing. The 35th Kentucky Derby is won by Vincent Powers on Wintergreen.

1918 Football. Southampton legend Ted Bates MBE is born in Thetford. He was player, manager, director and president of the Saints, the club he joined in 1937 from Norwich City.

1921 Boxing. American boxing legend Sugar Ray Robinson is born. He was a champion at middle and welterweight.

1922 Football. England footballer Len Shackleton is born.

1934 Boxing. British heavyweight champion Henry Cooper is born.

1936 Baseball. Joe DiMaggio makes his major league debut for New York Yankees - he gets three hits.

1941 Horse racing. Eddie Arcaro and Whirlaway win the 67th Kentucky Derby.

1942 Football. Wing half Malcolm Beard is born in Cannock. An England youth international, he made more than 350 appearances for Birmingham City. He later played for Aston Villa and Atherstone Town and was chief scout at Leicester City.

1945 Cricket. Pakistan opening batsman Sadiq Mohammad is born.

1952 Athletics. English sprinter Allan Wells, Olympic gold medallist in 1980, is born.
Football. Newcastle United become the first team in the 20th century to win the FA Cup two years running.

1952 Horse racing. Eddie Arcaro wins the 78th Kentucky Derby aboard Hill Gail.

1961 Football. Former Middlesbrough and England manager Steve McClaren is born. Won the Dutch Championship as manager of FC Twente - the club's first title in their 45 year history. Later managed Derby County and Newcastle United.

1965 Horse racing. Three times Grand National winner Red Rum is born.

1966 Snooker. Welsh player Darren Morgan is born.

1973 Athletics. British 400m sprinter Jamie Baulch is born.

1978 Cricket. The Test match in Kingston between West Indies and Australia is halted by rioting.

1986 Horse racing. The 112th Kentucky Derby is won by Bill Shoemaker aboard Ferdinand.

1996 Tennis. Player and coach Timothy Gullikson dies, aged 45.

1997 Chess. Garry Kasparov begins chess match with IBM supercomputer Deep Blue.

1999 Snooker. Stephen Hendry beats Mark Williams 18-11 to win the World Snooker Championship for a record seventh time.

2004 Snooker. Ronnie O'Sullivan won the World Snooker Championship for the second time.

2005 Football. Liverpool beat Chelsea 1-0 to reach the Champions League final for the first time in 20 years. Liverpool go on to win the final in Istanbul against Milan on penalties after a remarkable 3-3 draw.

2014 Football. Fulham and Cardiff City are relegated from the Premiership.

2014 Horse racing. The Richard Hannon Jnr-trained Night Of Thunder wins the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket under Kieren Fallon. The 40/1 outsider beat favourite Kingman (6/4) by half-a-length.

2015 Football. Chelsea are crowned Premier League champions after beating Crystal Palace 1-0.

2015 Football. Bristol Rovers, managed by former Salisbury City player/manager Darrell Clarke, secure a place in the Conference Premier Play-off final at Wembley by beating Forest Green Rovers 2-0 (3-0 on agg). They face Grimsby Town for a place in the Football League.


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