1876 38th Grand National: Joe Cannon aboard 25/1 chance Regal wins by a neck from Congress
1877 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Wanderers beat Oxford University, 2–1 (a.e.t.); Wanderers’ 4th title
1882 44th Grand National: Lord Manners aboard 10/1 shot Seaman wins in heavy snow and freezing conditions
1893 55th Grand National: Bill Dollery aboard 9/2 favourite Cloister wins by a massive 40 lengths from Aesop; owner Charles Duff fields 2 more winners 1912-13
1899 61st Grand National: George Williamson aboard 1897 winner Manifesto wins by 4 lengths from Ford Of Fyne
1911 73rd Grand National: legendary jockey Jack Anthony wins his first of 3 GN’s aboard 20/1 Glenside in torrential rain
1913 Dutch soccer forward Huug de Groot scores twice as Netherlands score first ever victory over England; 2-1 at HBS, The Hague
1922 81st Grand National: Lewis Rees aboard 100/9 chance Music Hall wins; only 5 out of 32 starters finish
1933 92nd Grand National: Dudley Williams aboard 25/1 chance Kellsboro’ Jack wins by 3 lengths and a neck from Really True
1936 Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons, 1-0 in 16:30 of 6th period of OT; record Stanley Cup playoff game lasts 9 periods (176 minutes)
1939 98th Grand National: Irish jockey Tim Hyde wins, riding 100/8 shot Workman
1941 LIU beats Ohio U 56-42 for NIT basketball championship
1956 18th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: San Francisco beats Iowa, 83-71; Dons’ back-to-back National titles
1956 Wales beats France, 5-3 at the National Stadium, Cardiff to clinch their 13th Five Nations Rugby Championship
1956 110th Grand National: race best remembered for Devon Loch’s inexplicable fall on final straight, just 40 yards from a certain victory; Dave Dick wins aboard E.S.B.
1961 NY Senate approves $55M for a baseball stadium at Flushing Meadows
1962 24th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Cincinnati beats Ohio State, 71-59; Bearcats win back-to-back National titles
1962 Emile Griffith beats Benny ” Kid” Paret by TKO in 12th round in welterweight boxing title fight at MSG, NYC; Paret dies 10 days later; first use of television slow motion replay
1973 San Francisco 49er president Lou Spadia proposes the NFL expands to 30 teams
1974 36th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: North Carolina State beats Marquette, 76-64; Wolfpack first title; first tournament officially designated as a Division I championship
1980 42nd NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Louisville beats UCLA, 59-54; Cardinals’ first title in first title game
1981 Bombay beat Delhi by innings & 46 to win Ranji Cricket Trophy
1984 IOC agrees to 6-team exhibition baseball tournament in Olympics
1985 Norman Gifford makes cricket ODI debuts at age 44 (v Aust, Sharjah)
1987 WA win the Sheffield Shield by drawing cricket final vs Victoria
1988 Quarterback Dan Fouts retires
1990 Tom Hunter swims world record 50m freestyle (21.81 sec)
1991 Barcelona Dragons beat NY/NJ Knights 19-7 in their 1st WLAF game
1991 NY Yankees beat NY Mets, 9-3
2002 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Unheralded New Zealander Craig Perks chips-in twice on the final 3 holes for his only PGA Tour career win, 2 strokes ahead of Stephen Ames
2013 Scotland defeats Sweden to win the 2013 World Women’s Curling Championship
2016 English footballer Adam Johnson sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexual activity with a schoolgirl
2018 Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft is caught on camera rubbing match ball with an object during 3rd Cricket Test in Cape Town, resulting in an infamous ball tampering scandal
2019 New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement as 3-time Super Bowl winner, TE postseason record, most receptions (81), receiving yards (1,163) and receiving TDs (12)
2019 2-time American League MVP Mike Trout signs the biggest contract in North American sports history, a $426.5 million, 12-year extension with the Los Angeles Angels

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