1894 Stanley Cup, Victoria Rink, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Hockey Club defeats Ottawa HC, 3-1 to win 3-team challenge tournament
1896 Charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins 1st modern marathon in 3:18 at the Panhellenic Games
1903 NY Highlanders (Yankees) tickets 1st go on sale
1907 69th Grand National: Alf Newey wins aboard 8/1 chance Eremon
1929 88th Grand National: Robert W. H. Everett wins aboard 100/1 outsider Gregalach
1952 Wales wins Five Nations Rugby Championship, Grand Slam & Triple Crown with a 9-5 win over France at St. Helen’s Ground, Swansea
1964 LPGA Western Open Women’s Golf, Scenic Hills CC: Carol Mann her 1st of 2 major titles by 2 shots from Ruth Jessen and Judy Kimball
1969 31st NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Purdue 92-72; Bruins’ 3-peat; center Lew Alcindor tournament Most Outstanding Player for 3rd consecutive year
1972 Nick Mileti purchases Cleveland Indians for $9 million
1972 Yankees trade Danny Cater to the Red Sox for Sparky Lyle
1979 NHL votes to accept 4 WHA teams (Oilers, Jets, Nordiques & Whalers)
1986 HBO launches boxing’s heavyweight-title-unification-tournament
1986 Jamaican boxer Trevor Berbick upsets Pinklon Thomas by unanimous decision in Las Vegas to win WBC heavyweight title
1988 WA beat Queensland by 5 wkts to win the Sheffield Shield Final
1989 Clint Malarchuk of the Buffalo Sabres suffers a near-fatal injury when another player accidentally slits his throat.
1990 The ML umpires announce that they will boycott exhibition games
1992 England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final
1992 Joseph A Molloy elected NY Yankee general partner
1994 Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.68 sec)
1997 Ladies’ Figure Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Tara Lipinski (USA)
2008 French Swimmer Alain Bernard sets world record of 47.50 for 100m freestyle long course after winning the European LC Championships 2008
2009 Cricket Women’s World Cup: England defeats New Zealand by 4 wickets

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