1911 Hugh Chalmers, automaker, suggests idea of baseball MVP
1913 75th Grand National: Percy Woodland wins aboard 100/9 chance Covertcoat; owner Sir Charles Assheton-Smith’s 2nd straight GN victory and 3rd overall
1921 Stanley Cup Final, Denman Arena, Vancouver, BC: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 2-1 for a 3-2 series victory
1930 England cricket batsman Andy Sandham ends Day 2 of 4th Test against West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica unbeaten on 309; 1st triple century in Test history; out for 325
1930 Les Ames makes the 1st Test Cricket century by a wicketkeeper (149)
1938 5th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Henry Picard wins his only Masters, 2 strokes ahead of runners-up Harry Cooper and Ralph Guldahl
1959 France beats Wales, 11-3 at Stade Colombes to win the Five Nations Rugby Championship outright for the first time
1970 124th Grand National: 15/1 chance Gay Trip wins by 20 lengths, giving Irish jockey Pat Taaffe his second GN winner
1981 135th Grand National: Bob Champion aboard 10/1 hope Aldaniti wins by 4 lengths from 8/1 favourite Spartan Missile
1983 45th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: North Carolina State beats Houston, 54-52; Wolfpack win with buzzer-beating dunk by Lorenzo Charles off a desperation 30 foot shot from Dereck Whittenburg
1985 Tulane University cancels its basketball season amidst scandal
1987 141st Grand National: Jockey Steve Knight wins his second GN aboard 28/1 shot Maori Venture by 5 lengths from The Tsarevich
1988 50th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Kansas beats Oklahoma, 83-79; Jayhawks power forward Danny Manning named tournament Most Outstanding Player
1988 Eddie Hill becomes the world’s first driver to cover the quarter mile in under 5 seconds
1989 NY Yankee Tommy John ties record of playing 26 seasons, his 287th win puts him 19th overall as Yanks beat Twins on opening day 4-2
1992 Game 1 of Mayor Challenge – NY Yankees beat NY Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad
1992 146th Grand National: 14/1 shot Party Politics, ridden by Welsh jockey Carl Llewellyn wins by 2½ lengths from Romany King
1993 12th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship: Texas Tech beats Ohio State, 84-82; future Hall of Fame forward Sheryl Swoopes MOP
1993 The Tradition Senior Men’s Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Tom Shaw wins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from Mike Hill
1994 56th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Arkansas beats Duke, 76-72; Razorbacks’ first title in first title game
1994 Cubs Karl ”Tuffy” Rhodes, hit 3 HRs in 1993 hits 3 HRs on Opening Day vs Mets starter Dwight ”Doc” Gooden at Wrigley Field, Chicago
1994 Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706
1997 Anaheim Ducks clinch their 1st-ever playoff berth
1997 Braves officially open Turner Field against Cubs
1998 NFL Europe (Formerly WLAF), kicks off season
1998 151st Grand National: Carl Llewellyn wins aboard Earth Summit; first GN winner who was also successful in both Scottish and Welsh Grand Nationals
2005 67th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Illinois, 75-70; Tar Heels’ 4th national championship
2006 25th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship: Maryland beats Duke, 78-75 OT; Terrapins’ first national title; Laura Harper MOP
2009 162nd Grand National: French-bred 100/1 outsider Mon Mome, ridden by Liam Treadwell, wins by 12 lengths from defending champion Comply or Die
2010 Kraft Nabisco Championship Women’s Golf, Mission Hills CC: Yani Tseng of Taiwan wins her 2nd major title by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Suzann Pettersen of Norway
2011 73rd NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Connecticut beats Butler, 53-41; Huskies’ point guard Kemba Walker scores 16 points
2016 78th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Villanova defeats North Carolina, 77-74; Wildcats guard Phil Booth, 20 points
2021 39th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship: Stanford Cardinal defeat Arizona Wildcats, 54–53 to win their third NCAA title

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