Sporting Events on May 12

1909 :34th Preakness: Willie Doyle aboard Effendi wins in 1:39.8
1913 :Harry Green runs world record marathon (2:38:16.2)
1917 :42nd Preakness: E Haynes aboard Kalitan wins in 1:54.4
1917 :43rd Kentucky Derby: Charles Borel on Omar Khayyam wins in 2:04.6
1923 :49th Preakness: Benny Marinelli aboard Vigil wins in 1:53.6
1924 :50th Preakness: John Merimee aboard Nellie Morse wins in 1:57.2
1934 :60th Preakness: Robert Jones aboard High Quest wins in 1:58.2
1961 :Botvinnik wins world chess championship for 3rd time
1973 :6th ABA championship: Indiana Pacers beat Ky Colonels, 4 games to 3
1974 :28th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee, 4 games to 3
1976 :Bayern Munich wins 21st Europe Cup 1
1982 :FC Barcelona wins 22nd Europe Cup II
1993 :Parma wins 33rd Europe Cup II
1995 :Martin Brodeur ties NHL record getting his 3rd playoff shutout in 4



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