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Date Event
1522-09-06

Ferdinand Magellen's Spanish expedition aboard the Vitoria returns to Spain without their captain. First to circumnaigate the earth

1577-11-15

Sir Francis Drake aboard Pelican travels from Chile to Washington

1580-09-26

Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of the world, sailing into Plymouth aboard the Golden Hind

1581-04-04

Francis Drake knighted by Queen Elizabeth I aboard Golden Hind at Deptford

1619-08-20

1st known African Americans (appox. 20) land at Jamestown Virginia aboard Dutch vessel then sold or traded into servitude for supplies

1654-08-22

Jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam (modern day Manhattan) aboard the Peartree, one ot the first Jewish colonists

1683-07-24

1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord

1772-07-13

Captain James Cook begins 2nd voyage aboard the Resolution to the South Seas to search for Terra Australis (Southern continent)

1775-12-03

1st official US flag raised (Grand Union Flag) aboard naval vessel USS Alfred

1820-01-30

British explorer Edward Bransfield aboard Williams sights Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica claims for Britain

1828-04-14

18-gun sloop "Acorn" sinks off Halifax with 115 men aboard

1831-09-01

Charles Darwin travels aboard HMS Beagle

1832-04-04

Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janeiro

1836-04-01

Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Cocos Islands

1836-10-02

Darwin returns to England aboard HMS Beagle (after 5 years)

1839-07-02

Slaves aboard a Spanish schooner La Amistad revolt to secure their freedom while being transported from one Cuban port to another

1840-01-22

New Zealand Company settlers arrive aboard the Aurora at Te Whanganui a Tara, which becomes Port Nicholson, Wellington

1844-02-28

12-inch gun aboard USS Princeton explodes

1852-08-13

Steamer "Atlantic" crossing Lake Erie from Buffalo to Detroit collided with a fishing boat, sinks with 250 aboard

1853-05-31

Elisha Kane's Arctic expedition leaves NY aboard Advance

1854-01-04

The McDonald Islands are discovered by Captain William McDonald aboard the Samarang.

1859-04-27

"Pomona" sinks in North Atlantic drowning all 400 aboard

1860-03-17

Japanese embassy arrives aboard Candinmarruh [sic]

1862-01-09

The first petroleum shipment (1,329 barrels) from the U.S. to Europe arrives at Victoria Docks, London, England aboard the Elizabeth Watts

1864-07-15

Troop train loaded with Confederate prisoners collided with a coal train killing 65 & injuring 109 of 955 aboard

1867-06-19

1st Belmont: J Gilpatrick aboard Ruthless wins in 3:05

1868-03-31

Chinese Embassy arrives aboard steamship China

1868-06-10

2nd Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard General Duke wins in 3:02

1869-06-05

3rd Belmont: C Miller aboard Fenian wins in 3:04.25

1870-01-20

"City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard

1870-06-04

4th Belmont: W Dick aboard Kingfisher wins in 2:59.5

1871-06-10

5th Belmont: W Miller aboard Harry Basset wins in 2:56

1872-06-01

6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58.25

1873-05-23

1st Preakness: G Barbee aboard Survivor wins in 2:43

1873-06-07

7th Belmont: James Roe aboard Springbok wins in 3:01.75

1874-05-26

2nd Preakness: William Donohue aboard Culpepper wins in 2:56.5

1874-06-13

8th Belmont: G Barbee aboard Saxon wins in 2:39.5

1875-05-17

1st Kentucky Derby: Oliver Lewis aboard Aristides wins in 2:37.75

1875-05-28

3rd Preakness: L Hughes aboard Tom Ochiltree wins in 2:43.5

1875-06-12

9th Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard Calvin wins in 2:42.25

1876-05-15

2nd Kentucky Derby: Bobby Swim aboard Vagrant wins in 2:38.25

1876-05-25

4th Preakness: G Barbee aboard Shirley wins in 2:44.75

1876-06-10

10th Belmont: William Donohue aboard Algerine wins in 2:40.5

1877-05-22

3rd Kentucky Derby: Billy Walker aboard Baden-Baden wins in 2:38

1877-05-24

5th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:45.5

1877-06-09

11th Belmont: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:46

1878-05-21

4th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Carter aboard Day Star wins in 2:37.25

1878-05-27

6th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:41.75

1878-06-08

12th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:43.5

1879-05-14

The first group of 463 Indian indentured labourers arrive in Fiji aboard the Leonidas.

1879-05-20

5th Kentucky Derby: Charlie Shauer aboard Lord Murphy wins in 2:37

1879-05-24

7th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Harold wins in 2:40.5

1880-05-18

6th Kentucky Derby: George Lewis aboard Fonso wins in 2:37.5

1880-05-28

8th Preakness: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:40.5

1880-06-14

14th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Grenada wins in 2:47

1881-05-17

7th Kentucky Derby: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hindoo wins in 2:40

1881-05-27

9th Preakness: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:40.5

1881-06-07

15th Belmont: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:47

1882-05-16

8th Kentucky Derby: Babe Hurd aboard Apollo wins in 2:40.00

1882-05-27

10th Preakness: T Costello aboard Vanguard wins in 2:44.5

1882-06-08

16th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Forester wins in 2:43

1883-05-23

9th Kentucky Derby: William Donohue aboard Leonatus wins in 2:43

1883-05-26

11th Preakness: G Barbee aboard Jacobus wins in 2:42.5

1883-06-09

17th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard George Kinney wins in 2:42.5

1884-05-16

10th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Buchanan wins in 2:40.25

1884-05-23

12th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Knight of Ellerslie wins in 2:39.5

1884-06-04

18th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Panique wins in 2:42

1885-05-14

11th Kentucky Derby: Babe Henderson aboard Joe Cotton wins in 2:37.25

1885-05-22

13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49

1885-06-06

19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43

1885-06-17

Statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere'

1886-05-14

12th Kentucky Derby: Paul Duffy aboard Ben Ali wins in 2:36.50

1886-05-21

14th Preakness: S Fisher aboard Bard wins in 2:45

1886-06-05

20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41

1887-05-11

13th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Lewis aboard Montrose wins in 2:39.25

1887-05-13

15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25

1887-06-09

21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5

1888-05-11

16th Preakness: F Littlefield aboard Refund wins in 2:49

1888-05-14

14th Kentucky Derby: George Covington aboard MacBeth II wins in 2:38.00

1888-06-09

22nd Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Sir Dixon wins in 2:40.25

1889-05-09

15th Kentucky Derby: Thomas Kiley aboard Spokane wins in 2:34.50

1889-05-10

17th Preakness: W Anderson aboard Buddhist wins in 2:17.5

1889-06-13

23rd Belmont: W Hayward aboard Eric wins in 2:47.25

1890-05-13

18th Preakness: W Martin aboard Montague wins in 2:36.75

1890-05-14

16th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Riley wins in 2:45

1891-05-13

17th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Murphy aboard Kingman wins in 2:52.25

1892-05-11

18th Kentucky Derby: Lonnie Clayton aboard Azra wins in 2:41½

1892-06-09

26th Belmont: W Hayward aboard Patron wins in 2:12

1893-05-10

19th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Kunze aboard Lookout wins in 2:39.25

1893-06-10

27th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Commanche wins in 1:53.25

1894-05-15

20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41

1894-05-17

19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49.25

1894-06-19

28th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Henry of Navarre wins in 1:56.5

1895-05-06

21st Kentucky Derby: Soup Perkins aboard Halma wins in 2:37.50

1895-05-25

20th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 1:50.5

1895-11-02

29th Belmont: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 2:11½

1896-05-06

22nd Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Ben Brush wins in 2:07.75

1896-06-02

30th Belmont: Henry Griffin aboard Hastings wins in 2:24.5

1896-06-06

21st Preakness: Henry Griffin aboard Margrave wins in 1:51

1897-05-04

23rd Kentucky Derby: Buttons Garner aboard Typhoon II wins in 2:12.5

1897-05-08

22nd Preakness: T Thorpe aboard Paul Kauvar wins in 1:51¼

1897-05-29

31st Belmont: J Scherrer aboard Scottish Cheiftain wins in 2:23.25

1898-05-04

24th Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Plaudit wins in 2:09

1898-05-26

32nd Belmont: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32

1899-05-04

25th Kentucky Derby: Fred Taral aboard Manuel wins in 2:12

1899-05-25

33rd Belmont: R Clawson aboard Jean Beraud wins in 2:23

1899-05-30

24th Preakness: R Clawson aboard Half Time wins in 1:47

1900-05-03

26th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Boland aboard Lieut Gibson wins in 2:06.25

1900-05-24

34th Belmont: Nash Turner aboard Ildrim wins in 2:21¼

1900-05-29

25th Preakness: H Spencer aboard Hindus wins in 1:48.4

1901-05-23

35th Belmont: H Spencer aboard Commando wins in 2:21

1901-05-28

26th Preakness: Fred Landry aboard The Parader wins in 1:47.2

1902-05-22

36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6

1902-05-27

27th Preakness: L Jackson aboard Old England wins in 1:45.8

1903-05-27

37th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Africander wins in 2:21.75

1903-05-30

28th Preakness: W Gannon aboard Flocarline wins in 1:44.8

1904-05-25

38th Belmont: George Odom aboard Delhi wins in 2:06.6

1904-05-28

29th Preakness: Eugene Hildebrand aboard Bryn Mawr wins in 1:44.2

1905-05-10

31st Kentucky Derby: Jack Martin aboard Agile wins in 2:100.75

1905-05-24

39th Belmont: Eugene Hildebrand aboard Tanya wins in 2:08

1905-05-27

30th Preakness: W Davis aboard Cairngore wins in 1:45.8

1905-06-27

Russian sailors mutiny aboard battleship "Potemkin" and sail for Odessa

1906-05-02

32nd Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Troxler aboard Sir Huon wins in 2:08.8

1906-05-22

31st Preakness: Walter Miller aboard Whimsical wins in 1:45

1906-05-30

40th Belmont: Lucien Lyne aboard Burgomaster wins in 2:20

1907-05-06

33rd Kentucky Derby: Andy Minder aboard Pink Star wins in 2:12.6

1907-05-21

32nd Preakness: G Mountain aboard Don Enrique wins in 1:45.4

1907-05-30

41st Belmont: G Mountain aboard Peter Pan wins

1908-05-30

42nd Belmont: Joe Notter aboard Colin win

1908-06-18

Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the Kasato-Maru ship

1909-05-12

34th Preakness: Willie Doyle aboard Effendi wins in 1:39.8

1910-05-07

35th Preakness: R Estep aboard Layminster wins in 1:40.6

1910-05-10

36th Kentucky Derby: Fred Herbert aboard Donau wins in 2:06.4

1910-05-30

44th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Sweep wins in 2:22

1911-05-13

37th Kentucky Derby: George Archibald aboard Meridian wins in 2:05

1911-05-17

36th Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Watervale wins in 1:51

1912-05-11

38th Kentucky Derby: Carol H Shilling aboard Worth wins in 2:09.4

1913-05-10

39th Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Goose aboard Donerail wins in 2:04.8

1913-05-20

38th Preakness: James Butwell aboard Buskin wins in 1:53.4

1913-06-13

45th Belmont: Roscoe Troxler aboard Prince Eugene wins in 2:18

1914-05-09

40th Kentucky Derby: John McCabe aboard Old Rosebud wins in 2:03.4

1914-05-21

39th Preakness: Andy Schuttinger aboard Holiday wins in 1:53.8

1914-06-20

46th Belmont: Merritt Buxton aboard Luke McLuke wins in 2:20

1914-07-26

Irish Volunteers unload a shipment of 1,500 rifles and 45,000 rounds of ammunition arrived from Germany aboard Erskine Childers' yacht the Asgard; British troops fire on jeering crowd on Bachelors Walk, Dublin, killing three citizens

1915-05-08

41st Kentucky Derby: Joe Notter aboard Regret wins in 2:05.4

1915-05-17

40th Preakness: Douglas Hoffman aboard Rhine Maiden wins in 1:58

1915-06-05

47th Belmont: George Byrne aboard The Finn wins in 2:18.6

1916-05-13

42nd Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard George Smith wins in 2:04

1916-05-16

41st Preakness: Linus McAtee aboard Damrosch wins in 1:54.8

1916-06-10

48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22

1917-05-12

42nd Preakness: E Haynes aboard Kalitan wins in 1:54.4

1917-06-16

49th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Hourless wins in 2:17.8

1918-05-15

43rd Preakness: Johnny Loftus aboard War Cloud wins in 1:53.6

1918-05-15

44th Preakness: Charles Peak aboard Jack Hare Jr wins in 1:53.4

1918-06-15

50th Belmont: Frank Robinson aboard Johren wins in 2:20.6

1919-05-10

45th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 2:09.8

1919-05-14

45th Preakness: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 1:53

1920-05-08

46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09

1920-05-18

46th Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 1:51.6

1920-06-12

52nd Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 2:14.2

1921-05-16

47th Preakness: F Coltiletti aboard Broomspun wins in 1:54.2

1922-05-13

48th Kentucky Derby: Albert Johnson aboard Morvich wins in 2:04.6

1922-05-13

48th Preakness: L Morris aboard Pillory wins in 1:51.6

1922-06-10

54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8

1923-05-12

49th Preakness: Benny Marinelli aboard Vigil wins in 1:53.6

1923-05-19

49th Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Zev wins in 2:05.4

1924-05-12

50th Preakness: John Merimee aboard Nellie Morse wins in 1:57.2

1924-05-17

50th Kentucky Derby: John Mooney aboard Black Gold wins in 2:05.2

1924-06-07

56th Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Mad Play wins in 2:18.8

1925-05-08

51st Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Coventry wins in 1:59

1925-05-16

51st Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Flying Ebony wins in 2:07.6

1925-06-13

57th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard American Flag wins in 2:16.8

1926-05-10

52nd Preakness: John Maiben aboard Display wins in 1:59.8

1926-06-12

58th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard Crusader wins in 2:32.2

1927-05-09

53rd Preakness: Whitey Abel aboard Bostonian wins in 2:01.6

1927-05-14

53rd Kentucky Derby: Linus McAtee aboard Whiskery wins in 2:06

1927-12-17

US sub 'S-4' sinks after collision kills all 34 aboard

1928-05-11

54th Preakness: Raymond Sonny Workman aboard Victorian wins in 2:00.2

1928-05-19

54th Kentucky Derby: Chick Lang aboard Reigh Count wins in 2:10.4

1928-06-09

60th Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Vito wins in 2:33.2

1929-05-10

55th Preakness: Louis Schaefer aboard Dr Freeland wins in 2:01.6

1929-06-08

61st Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Blue Larkspur wins in 2:32.8

1930-05-09

56th Preakness: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:00.6

1930-05-17

56th Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:07.6

1930-06-07

62nd Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:31.6

1931-05-09

57th Preakness: George Ellis aboard Mate wins in 1:59

1931-06-13

63rd Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Twenty Grand wins in 2:29.6

1932-05-07

58th Kentucky Derby: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 2:05.2

1932-05-09

58th Preakness: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 1:59.8

1932-06-04

64th Belmont: Tom Malley aboard Faireno wins in 2:32.8

1933-05-06

59th Kentucky Derby: Don Meade aboard Brokers Tip wins in 2:06.8

1933-05-13

59th Preakness: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Head Play wins in 2:02

1933-06-10

65th Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Hurryoff wins in 2:32.6

1934-05-05

60th Kentucky Derby: Mack Garner aboard Cavalcade wins in 2:04

1934-05-12

60th Preakness: Robert Jones aboard High Quest wins in 1:58.2

1934-06-09

66th Belmont: Wayne D Wright aboard Peace Chance wins in 2:29.2

1935-05-04

61st Kentucky Derby: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:05

1935-05-11

61st Preakness: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 1:58.4

1935-06-08

67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6

1936-03-01

A strike occurs aboard the S.S. California, leading to the demise of the International Seamen's Union and the creation of the National Maritime Union.

1936-05-02

62nd Kentucky Derby: Ira Hanford aboard Bold Venture wins in 2:03.6

1936-05-16

62nd Preakness: George Woolf aboard Bold Venture wins in 1:59

1936-06-06

68th Belmont: James Stout aboard Granville wins in 2:30

1937-05-15

63rd Preakness: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 1:58.4

1937-06-05

69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6

1938-05-07

64th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Lawrin wins in 2:04.8

1938-05-14

64th Preakness: Maurice Peters aboard Dauber wins in 1:59.8

1938-06-04

70th Belmont: James Stout aboard Pasteurized wins in 2:29.6

1939-05-06

65th Kentucky Derby: James Stout aboard Johnstown wins in 2:03.4

1939-05-13

65th Preakness: George Seabo aboard Challedon wins in 1:59.8

1939-06-01

British submarine "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard

1939-10-30

German U boat fails on attack of English battleship Nelson with Winston Churchill, Dudley Pound & Charles Forbes aboard

1940-05-04

66th Kentucky Derby: Carroll Bierman aboard Gallahadion wins in 2:05

1940-05-11

66th Preakness: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 1:58.6

1940-06-08

72nd Belmont: Fred A Smith aboard Bimelech wins in 2:29.6

1941-05-03

67th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway wins in 2:01.4

1941-05-10

67th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway wins in 1:58.8

1941-06-07

73rd Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway win in 2:31 (triple crown)

1942-05-02

68th Kentucky Derby: Wayne D Wright aboard Shut Out wins in 2:04.4

1942-05-09

68th Preakness: Basil James aboard Alsab wins in 1:57

1942-06-06

74th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Shut Out wins in 2:29.2

1942-10-23

All 12 passengers and crewmen aboard an American Airlines DC-3 airliner are killed when it is struck by a U.S. Army Air Forces bomber near Palm Springs, California. Amongst the victims is award-winning composer and songwriter Ralph Rainger ("Thanks for the Memory", "Love in Bloom", "Blue Hawaii").

1943-05-01

69th Kentucky Derby: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 2:04

1943-05-08

69th Preakness: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 1:57.4

1943-06-05

75th Belmont: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 2:28.2

1944-05-06

70th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 2:04.2

1944-05-13

70th Preakness: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 1:59.2

1945-06-09

71st Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hoop Jr wins in 2:07

1945-06-16

71st Preakness: Wayne D Wright aboard Polynesian wins in 1:58.8

1945-06-23

77th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Pavot wins in 2:30.2

1945-09-02

V-J Day; formal surrender of Japan aboard USS Missouri (WW II ends)

1946-04-27

1st radar installation aboard a coml ship installed

1946-05-04

72nd Kentucky Derby: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:06.6

1946-05-11

72nd Preakness: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:01.4

1946-06-01

78th Belmont: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:30.8

1947-01-10

Greek steamer "Himara" strikes a wartime mine in Saronic Gulf south of Athens with loss of 392 of 637 aboard

1947-05-03

73rd Kentucky Derby: Eric Guerin aboard Jet Pilot wins in 2:06.8

1947-05-10

73rd Preakness: Doug Dodson aboard Faultless wins in 1:59

1947-05-31

79th Belmont: Ruperto Donoso aboard Phalanx wins in 2:29.6

1947-08-07

Thor Heyerdahl and his fellow adventurers aboard the Kon-Tiki reach the Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia after 101 days at sea crossing the Pacific Ocean

1948-05-01

74th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:05.4

1948-05-05

1st air squadron of jets aboard a carrier

1948-05-15

74th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:02.4

1948-06-12

80th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:28.2

1949-05-07

75th Kentucky Derby: Steve Brooks aboard Ponder wins in 2:04.2

1949-05-14

75th Preakness: Ted Atkinson aboard Capot wins in 1:56

1949-06-11

81st Belmont: Ted Atkinson aboard Capot wins in 2:30.2

1950-05-20

76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Prince wins in 1:59.2

1950-06-10

82nd Belmont: William Boland aboard Middleground wins in 2:28.6

1951-05-05

77th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Count Turf wins in 2:02.6

1951-05-19

77th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Bold wins in 1:56.4

1951-06-16

83rd Belmont: David Gorman aboard Counterpoint wins in 2:29

1952-05-03

78th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Gail wins in 2:01.6

1952-05-17

78th Preakness: Conn McCreary aboard Blue Man wins in 1:57.4

1952-06-07

84th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard One Count wins in 2:30.2

1953-05-02

79th Kentucky Derby: Hank Moreno aboard Dark Star wins in 2:02

1953-05-23

79th Preakness: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 1:57.8

1953-06-13

85th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 2:28.6

1954-05-01

80th Kentucky Derby: Raymond York aboard Determine wins in 2:03

1954-05-22

80th Preakness: Johnny Adams aboard Hasty Road wins in 1:57.4

1954-06-12

86th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard High Gun wins in 2:30.8

1955-05-07

81st Kentucky Derby: Bill Shoemaker aboard Swaps wins in 2:01.8

1955-05-28

81st Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 1:54.6

1955-06-11

87th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 2:29

1955-11-01

Time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont, Colorado

1956-05-05

82nd Kentucky Derby: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:03.4

1956-05-19

82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4

1956-06-16

88th Belmont: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:29.8

1957-05-04

83rd Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Iron Liege wins in 2:02.2

1957-05-18

83rd Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Bold Ruler wins in 1:56.2

1957-06-15

89th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Gallant Man wins in 2:26.6

1958-05-03

84th Kentucky Derby: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Tim Tam wins in 2:05

1958-05-17

84th Preakness: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Tim Tam wins in 1:57.2

1958-06-07

90th Belmont: Pete Anderson aboard Cavan wins in 2:30.2

1958-08-27

USSR launches Sputnik 3 with two dogs aboard

1959-05-02

85th Kentucky Derby: Bill Shoemaker aboard Tomy Lee wins in 2:02.2

1959-05-16

85th Preakness: William Harmatz aboard Royal Orbit wins in 1:57

1959-06-13

91st Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Sword Dancer wins in 2:28.6

1960-05-21

86th Preakness: Bobby Ussery aboard Bally Ache wins in 1:57.6

1960-06-11

92nd Belmont: Bill Hartack aboard Celtic Ash wins in 2:29.2

1960-07-21

Francis Chichester arrive in NY aboard Gypsy Moth II, setting record of 40 days for a solo Atlantic crossing

1960-12-19

Fire aboard USS Constellation, under construction at Brooklyn (50 die)

1961-01-31

Ham the chimpanzee is 1st primate in space (158 miles) aboard Mercury/Redstone 2

1961-03-09

1st animal returned from space, dog named Blackie aboard Sputnik 9

1961-05-05

Alan Shepard becomes 1st American in space (aboard Freedom 7)

1961-05-06

87th Kentucky Derby: John Sellers aboard Carry Back wins in 2:04

1961-05-20

87th Preakness: Johnny Sellers aboard Carry Back wins in 1:57.6

1961-06-03

93rd Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Sherluck wins in 2:29.2

1961-08-06

Gherman S Titov, 2nd Russian in space aboard Vostok 2 (17 orbits)

1962-05-05

88th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Decidedly wins in 2:00.4

1962-05-19

88th Preakness: John Rotz aboard Greek Money wins in 1:56.2

1962-05-24

M Scott Carpenter aboard Aurora 7 launched into Earth orbit

1962-06-09

94th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Jaipur wins in 2:28.8

1962-08-11

Andrian G Nikolayev, becomes 3rd Russian in space aboard Vostok 3

1963-05-04

89th Kentucky Derby: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:01.8

1963-05-18

89th Preakness: Bill Shoemaker aboard Candy Spots wins in 1:56.2

1963-06-08

95th Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:30.2

1963-06-16

Valentina Tereshkova (USSR) is 1st woman in space, aboard Vostok 6

1964-05-02

90th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Northern Dancer wins in 2:00

1964-05-16

90th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Northern Dancer wins in 1:56.8

1964-06-06

96th Belmont: Manuel Ycaza aboard Quadrangle wins in 2:28.6

1965-05-15

91st Preakness: Ron Turcotte aboard Tom Rolfe wins in 1:56.2

1965-06-05

97th Belmont: John Sellers aboard Hail to All wins in 2:28.6

1966-05-07

92nd Kentucky Derby: Donald Brumfield aboard Kauai King wins in 2:02

1966-05-21

92nd Preakness: Don Brumfield aboard Kauai King wins in 1:55.4

1966-06-04

98th Belmont: William Boland aboard Amberoid wins in 2:29.6

1967-05-20

93rd Preakness: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 1:55.2

1967-06-03

99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8

1967-07-29

Fire aboard carrier USS Forrestal in Gulf of Tonkin kills 134

1968-05-04

94th Kentucky Derby: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Forward Pass wins

1968-05-18

94th Preakness: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Forward Pass wins in 1:56.8

1968-06-01

100th Belmont: Gus Gustines aboard Stage Door Johnny wins in 2:27.2

1968-09-05

21 killed by hijackers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi Pakistan

1969-01-14

An explosion aboard the USS Enterprise near Hawaii kills 27 people.

1969-05-17

95th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Majestic Prince wins in 1:55.6

1969-06-07

101st Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Arts & Letters wins in 2:28.8

1970-05-16

96th Preakness: Eddie Belmonte aboard Personality wins in 1:56.2

1970-06-06

102nd Belmont: John Rotz aboard High Echelon wins in 2:34

1971-05-15

97th Preakness: Gustavo Avila aboard Canonero II wins in 1:54

1971-05-24

A commuter bus plunges into Panama Canal, killing 38 of 43 aboard

1971-06-05

103rd Belmont: Walter Blum aboard Pass Catcher wins in 2:30.6

1972-05-06

98th Kentucky Derby: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:01.8

1972-05-20

98th Preakness: Eldon Nelson aboard Bee Bee Bee wins in 1:55.6

1972-06-10

104th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:28

1973-05-05

99th Kentucky Derby: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 1:59.4

1973-05-19

99th Preakness: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 1:54.4

1973-06-09

105th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 2:24, becoming the 1st Triple Crown winner in 25 years

1973-06-30

Observers aboard Concorde jet observe 72-min solar eclipse

1973-07-31

Delta Airlines DC-9 crashes in fog at Logan Airport, Boston, killing all but one of 89 aboard. Lone survivor dies 6 months later

1974-05-04

100th Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr. aboard Cannonade wins in 2:04

1974-05-18

100th Preakness: Miguel Rivera aboard Current Little wins in 1:54.6

1974-06-08

106th Belmont: Miguel Rivera aboard Little Current wins in 2:29.2

1975-05-17

101st Preakness: Darrel McHargue aboard Master Derby wins in 1:56.4

1975-06-09

107th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Avatar wins in 2:28.2

1976-05-15

102nd Preakness: John Lively aboard Elocutionist wins in 1:55

1976-09-10

2 airliners collide over Yugoslavia, kills all 176 aboard

1977-05-21

103rd Preakness: Jean Cruguet aboard Seattle Slew wins in 1:54.4

1978-05-06

104th Kentucky Derby: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 2:01.2

1978-05-20

104th Preakness: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 1:54.4

1978-06-10

110th Belmont: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 2:26.8

1978-09-03

Crew of Soyuz 31 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 29

1978-11-02

Crew of Soyuz 29 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 31

1979-05-19

105th Preakness: Ron Franklin aboard Spectacular Bid wins in 1:54.2

1979-06-09

111th Belmont: Ruben Hernandez aboard Coastal wins in 2:28.6

1979-08-19

Crew of Soyuz 32 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 34 aft 175 d flight

1979-08-19

Soviet Cosmonauts Vladimir Lyakov & Valery Ryumin returned to Earth aboard Soyuz 34 after a record 175 days in space

1980-03-14

Polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are US amateur boxers)

1980-05-17

106th Preakness: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Codex wins in 1:54.2

1980-06-03

Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35

1980-06-07

112th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Temperence Hill wins in 2:29.8

1980-07-31

Soyuz 37 crew returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 36

1980-11-11

Crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37

1981-05-16

107th Preakness: Jorge Velasquez aboard Pleasant Colony wins in 1:54.6

1981-06-06

113th Belmont: George Martens aboard Summing wins in 2:29

1981-08-27

Divers begin to recover a safe found aboard sunken Italian liner Andrea Doria

1982-05-15

108th Preakness: Jack Kaenel aboard Aloma's Ruler wins in 1:55.4

1982-06-05

114th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Conquistador Cielo wins in 2:28

1983-06-11

115th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Caveat wins in 2:27.8

1984-05-05

110th Kentucky Derby: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Swale wins in 2:02.4

1984-05-19

110th Preakness: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Gate Dancer wins in 1:53.6

1984-06-09

116th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Swale wins in 2:27.2

1984-11-14

Astronauts aboard "Discovery" pluck a 2nd satellite from orbit

1984-12-06

Hijackers aboard Kuwaiti jetliner kill 2nd hostage

1985-05-18

111th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tank's Prospect wins in 1:53.4

1985-06-08

117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27

1986-05-03

112th Kentucky Derby: Bill Shoemaker aboard Ferdinand wins in 2:02.8

1986-05-17

112th Preakness: Alex Solis aboard Snow Chief wins in 1:54.8

1986-06-07

118th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Danzig Connect wins in 2:29.8

1987-05-02

113th Kentucky Derby: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 2:03.4

1987-05-09

183 die aboard a Polish jetliner that crashes in Warsaw

1987-05-16

113th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 1:55.8

1987-06-06

119th Belmont: Craig Perret aboard Bet Twice wins in 2:28.2

1987-11-15

28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9, die in crash at Denver

1988-05-21

114th Preakness: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 1:56.2

1988-06-11

120th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 2:26.6

1988-09-06

Crippled soviet Soyuz TM-5 lands safely with 2 cosmonauts aboard

1989-05-20

115th Preakness: Pat Valenzuela aboard Sunday Silence wins in 1:53.8

1989-06-10

121st Belmont: Pat Day aboard Easy Goer wins in 2:26

1990-05-05

116th Kentucky Derby: Craig Perret aboard Unbridled wins in 2:02

1990-05-19

116th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Summer Squall wins in 1:53.6

1990-06-09

122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go & Go wins in 2:27.2

1991-05-04

117th Kentucky Derby: Chris Antley aboard Strike the Gold wins in 2:03

1991-05-18

117th Preakness: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 1:54

1991-06-08

123rd Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 2:28

1992-03-25

Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev returns to Earth after a 10-month stay aboard the Mir space station.

1992-05-02

118th Kentucky Derby: Pat Day aboard Lil E Tee wins in 2:03

1992-05-16

118th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Pine Bluff wins in 1:55.6

1992-06-06

124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26

1993-05-01

119th Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey aboard Sea Hero wins in 2:02.4

1993-05-15

119th Preakness: Mike Smith aboard Prairie Bayou wins in 1:56.6

1993-06-05

125th Belmont: Julie Krone aboard Colonial Affair wins in 2:29.8

1994-05-21

120th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 1:56.4

1994-06-11

126th Belmont: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 2:26.8

1995-05-20

121st Preakness: Pat Day aboard Timber Coutry wins in 1:54.4

1995-06-10

127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32

1996-05-04

122nd Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey aboard Grindstone wins in 2:01

1996-05-18

122nd Preakness: Pat Day aboard Louis Quatorze wins in 1:53.2

1996-06-08

128th Belmont: Rene Douglas aboard Editor's Note wins in 2:28.96

1996-08-29

Vnukovo Airlines Flight 2801, a Vnukovo Airlines Tupolev Tu-154, crashes into a mountain on the Arctic island of Spitsbergen, killing all 141 aboard.

1997-05-03

123rd Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens aboard Silver Charm wins in 2:02.3

1997-05-17

123rd Preakness: Gary Stevens aboard Silver Charm wins in 1:54

1997-06-07

129th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Touch Gold wins in 2:28.8

1997-08-05

Korean Air 747 with 331 aboard crashes in Guam, 29 survive

1998-05-02

124th Kentucky Derby: Kent Desormeaux aboard Real Quiet wins in 2:02.20

1998-05-16

124th Preakness: Kent Desormeaux aboard Real Quiet wins in 1:54.80

1998-06-06

130th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Victory Gallop wins in 2:29

1999-05-01

125th Kentucky Derby: Chris Antley aboard Charismatic wins in 2:03.29

1999-06-05

131st Belmont: Jose Santos aboard Lemon Drop Kid wins in 2:27.88

2000-01-31

Alaska Airlines flight 261 MD-83, experiencing horizontal stabilizer problems, crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Point Mugu, California, killing all 88 persons aboard.

2000-05-06

126th Kentucky Derby: Kent Desormeaux aboard Fusaichi Pegasus wins in 2:01.12

2000-06-10

132nd Belmont: Pat Day aboard Commendable wins in 2:31.20

2000-07-25

Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground.

2001-03-20

Petrobras 36 Oil Platform, the world's largest oil rig, sinks with 400,000 US gallons of fuel and crude oil aboard, after suffering three explosions on March 15

2001-05-05

127th Kentucky Derby: Jorge Chavez aboard Monarchos wins in 1:59.97

2001-06-09

133rd Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Point Given wins in 2:26.80

2001-12-22

Richard Reid attempts to destroy a passenger airliner by igniting explosives hidden in his shoes aboard American Airlines Flight 63.

2002-05-04

128th Kentucky Derby: Victor Espinoza aboard War Emblem wins in 2:01.13

2002-06-08

134th Belmont: Edgar Prado aboard Sarava wins in 2:29.71

2003-02-01

Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentry into the Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard.

2003-05-03

129th Kentucky Derby: Jose Santos aboard Funny Cide wins in 2:01.19

2003-06-07

135th Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Empire Maker wins in 2:28.26

2004-05-01

130th Kentucky Derby: Stewart Elliot aboard Smarty Jones wins in 2:04.06

2004-06-05

136th Belmont: Edgar Prado aboard Birdstone wins in 2:27.50

2005-06-11

137th Belmont: Jeremy Rose aboard Afleet Alex wins in 2:28.75

2005-08-16

West Caribbean Airways Flight 708 crashes near Machiques, Venezuela, killing all 160 aboard.

2006-05-06

132nd Kentucky Derby: Edgar Prado aboard Barbaro wins in 2:01.36

2006-06-10

138th Belmont: Fernando Jara aboard Jazil wins in 2:27.81

2007-05-05

133rd Kentucky Derby: Calvin Borel aboard Street Sense wins in 2:02.17

2007-05-19

133rd Preakness: Robby Albarado aboard Curlin wins in 1:53.46

2007-06-09

139th Belmont: John Velazquez aboard Rags To Riches wins in 2:28.74

2008-05-03

134th Kentucky Derby: Kent Desormeaux aboard Big Brown wins in 2:01.82

2008-05-17

134th Preakness: Kent Desormeaux aboard Big Brown wins in 1:54.80

2008-06-07

140th Belmont: Alan Garcia aboard Da Tara wins in 2:29.65

2009-05-02

135th Kentucky Derby: Calvin Borel aboard Mine That Bird wins in 2:02.66

2009-05-16

135th Preakness: Calvin Borel aboard Rachel Alexandra wins in 1:55.08

2009-06-06

141st Belmont: Kent Desormeaux aboard Summer Bird wins in 2:27.54

2010-05-01

136th Kentucky Derby: Calvin Borel aboard Super Saver wins in 2:04.45

2010-05-15

136th Preakness: Martin Garcia aboard Lookin At Lucky wins in 1:55.47

2011-05-07

137th Kentucky Derby: John Velazquez aboard Animal Kingdom wins in 2:02.04

2011-05-21

137th Preakness: Jesús Castañón aboard Shackleford wins in 1:56.47

2012-05-05

138th Kentucky Derby: Mario Gutierrez aboard Ill Have Another wins in 2:01.83

2012-05-19

138th Preakness: Mario Gutierrez aboard Ill Have Another wins in 1:55.94

2013-05-04

139th Kentucky Derby: Joel Rosario aboard Orb wins in 2:02.89

2013-05-18

139th Preakness: Gary Stevens aboard Oxbow wins in 1:57.54

2014-12-28

AirAsia Flight QZ8501, enroute from Surabaya to Singapore, crashes in the Java Sea killing all 162 people aboard.

2015-05-02

141st [Kentucky Derby]: Victor Espinoza aboard American Pharoah wins in 2:03.02

2016-10-28

Plane With Mike Pence Aboard Skids Off La Guardia Runway

2016-12-25

Russian Military Plane With 92 Aboard Crashes Into Black Sea

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Aboard - Notable Birthdays

Yuri GagarinMar 9, 1934

Aboard - Birthdays
Date Event
1620-11-20

Peregrine White, son of Wm & Susanna White, born aboard Mayflower

1864-04-22

E. Holman Clark, Once Aboard the Lugger

1867-12-30

Simon Guggenheim, philanthropist (died aboard Titanic)

1898-12-30

Vincent Lopez, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard)

1904-04-29

Russ Morgan, Scranton Pa, orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard)

1934-03-09

Yuri Gagarin, Russia, cosmonaut, 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1)

1937-07-24

Junie Keegan, All Aboard

1971-06-22

Austin Bandler, All Aboard America

1975-03-01

Justin Harvey, All Aboard America

Aboard - Weddings
Date Event
2004-04-02

Actress Jill Whelan (38) weds Michael Chaykowsky aboard the Caribbean Princess cruise ship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Aboard - Deaths
Date Event
1915-05-07

Alfred G Vanderbilt, US millionaire, dies aboard Lusitania

1915-05-07

Charles Frohman, dies aboard Lusitania

1925-09-07

E. Holman Clark, Once Aboard the Lugger

1969-08-07

Russ Morgan, orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 65

1975-12-20

Vincent Lopez, orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 76

2005-12-07

Rigoberto Alpizar, airplane passenger fatally shot by U.S. Air Marshals after allegedly claiming he had placed a bomb aboard (b. 1961)

2007-04-20

Austin Bandler, All Aboard America

2011-03-10

Junie Keegan, All Aboard

2018-03-09

Jockey Ronnie Franklin, who won 1979 Derby and Preakness aboard Spectacular Bid, dies at 58


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