1858 20th Grand National: William Archer wins aboard outsider Little Charley at 100/6
1867 29th Grand National: John Page wins aboard Irish 16/1 shot Cortolvin; trainer Harry Lamplugh’s second GN victory
1895 England beats Australia to win one of the best cricket series ever, 3-2
1895 J T Brown hits the fastest 50 in test cricket (28 mins) England v Australia
1906 Cubs sign 3rd baseman Harry Steinfeldt to complete Tinker-Evers-Chance
1919 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens beat Ottawa Senators, 3 games to 1 with 1 tie
1954 1st ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Wake Forest, 82-80 (OT)
1965 Bruce Taylor hits 105 for NZ v India in 1st Test Cricket innings
1965 12th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Duke, 91-85
1967 Muhammad Ali is ordered by selective service to be inducted
1974 Australian cricketing brothers Ian (145 & 121) and Greg Chappell (247no and 133) score unique twin centuries in drawn 1st Test vs New Zealand in Wellington
1976 Ice Dance Championship at Gothenburg won by Pakhomova & Gorshkov (URS)
1976 European Men’s Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg, Sweden won by John Curry (Great Britain)
1976 23rd ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Virginia beats North Carolina, 67-62
1976 Wales clinch their 7th Five Nations Rugby Championship title, 7th Grand Slam and 13th Triple Crown with a 19-13 win over France at the National Stadium, Cardiff
1981 Worlds Ladies’ Figure Skating Champ in Hartford won by Denise Biellmann
1982 NBA highest scoring game: San Antonio beat Milwaukee 171-166 (3 OT)
1982 23rd SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Alabama beats Kentucky, 48-46
1985 Enos Slaughter & Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1988 Julie Krone becomes winningest female jockey (1205 victories)
1989 Yanks beat Mets 6-4 in exhibition game (1st meeting since 1985)
1992 Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine
1994 Colin Jackson runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.30 sec)
1996 Aravinda De Silva smashes 145 v Kenya in cricket World Cup at Kandy Sri Lanka score 5-398 in 50 overs in World Cup v Kenya
1999 20th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Connecticut beats St. John’s, 82-63

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