1879 41st Grand National: Garry Moore aboard 5/1 chance The Liberator wins by 2 lengths from Jackal
1884 46th Grand National: Ted Wilson aboard 10/1 shot Voluptuary wins by 4 lengths from Frigate
1890 52nd Grand National: Arthur Nightingall wins aboard 4/1 favourite Ilex
1891 1st world weightlifting championship won by Edward Lawrence in London, England
1919 78th Grand National: Ernie Piggott wins aboard Poethlyn; shortest price winner in history at 11-4
1922 Stanley Cup Final, Mutual Street Arena, Toronto, ON: Toronto St Patricks (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 5-1 for a 3-2 series win
1924 83rd Grand National: Bob Trudgill wins aboard 25/1 shot Master Robert; last GN from a general riding start, now-familiar ‘tape’ introduced the following year.
1933 1st SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Mississippi State, 46-27
1939 Renaissance Big 5 win 1st pro basketball championship
1942 4th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Dartmouth, 53-38; Cardinal forward Howie Dallmar is named tournament Most Outstanding Player
1944 6th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Utah defeats Dartmouth, 42-40; Utes’ first title; small forward Arnie Ferrin is named tournament MOP
1950 12th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: CCNY beats Bradley, 71-68; City College of NY first to win NCAA & National Invitational Basketball in same year
1952 US Ladies’ Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright
1953 US Ladies’ Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright
1953 107th Grand National: Bryan Marshall wins aboard Irish 8-year old Early Mist; first of 3 consecutive GN victories for trainer Vincent O’Brien
1955 NZ cricket all out for 26 v England at Eden Park
1957 1st National Curling Championship held
1962 Devastating 8 for 6 spell by West Indian spin bowler Lance Gibbs gives home side innings & 30 run 3rd Test win over India in Bridgetown
1963 AFL’s NY Titan’s become the NY Jets
1975 NHL Washington Capitals win 1st game on road after 37 straight road loses
1976 AIAW Women’s Basketball Tournament, Delta States beat Immaculata, 69-64 at Pennsylvania State University
1977 39th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Marquette beats North Carolina, 67-59; Warriors’ first title; coach Al McGuire retires
1982 1st NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship: Louisiana Tech beats Cheney, 76-62; Lady Techsters’ forward Janice Lawrence tournament MOP
1982 Last AIAW Women’s Basketball Championship, Rutgers beat Texas 83-77 in Philadelphia
1983 PGA Tournament Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Hal Sutton comes from 4 strokes back with a final round 69 to win a rain-affected Monday finish by 1 stroke ahead of Bob Eastwood
1989 New Zealand wins America’s Cup over Stars & Stripes, in a NY court
1990 Bengal beat Delhi in rained-out cricket Ranji Trophy final on quotient
1993 Nabisco Dinah Shore Women’s Golf, Mission Hills CC: Helen Alfredsson of Sweden wins her only major title, 2 strokes ahead of 3 runners-up; first non-American to win the event as a major
1995 Queensland beat S Aust to win 1st ever cricket Sheffield Shield
1999 18th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship: Purdue beats Duke, 62-45; Boilermakers’ Ukari Figgs is named Most Outstanding Player
1999 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: David Duval wins by 2 strokes from Scott Gump; Duval’s father Bob wins Senior Tour’s Emerald Coast Classic on the same day
2004 Kraft Nabisco Championship Women’s Golf, Mission Hills CC: Grace Park wins her only major title by 1 stroke, sinking a 6-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole; fellow South Korean Aree Song is runner-up
2004 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: 23-year old Australian Adam Scott holds on for his 2nd PGA Tour title, 1 stroke ahead of Irishman Pádraig Harrington
2005 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: 48-year old Fred Funk becomes oldest event winner, 1 stroke ahead of runners-up Luke Donald, Tom Lehman, and Scott Verplank
2007 Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler Lasith Malinga produces unprecedented sequence of 4 wickets in 4 balls, as South Africa scrambles to a 1-wicket Super 8’s ICC World Cup win in Guyana
2018 Captain Steve Smith and David Warner are suspended by Cricket Australia for 12 months, and Cameron Bancroft (9 months) for their part in the infamous ball-tampering scandal in South Africa

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