1880 British Open Men’s Golf, Musselburgh Links: Scotsman Bob Ferguson wins first of 3 straight titles; beats Peter Paxton by 5 strokes
1896 Greek shooter Pantelis Karasevdas scores a perfect 40 hits to win the military rifle event at the Athens Olympics; Greek 1-2-3 with Pavlos Pavlidis and Nicolaos Trikupis taking out the minor placings
1912 1st exhibition baseball game at Fenway Park (Red Sox vs Harvard)
1913 Brooklyn Superbas’ (later Dodgers) Ebbets Field opens; visiting Philadelphia Phillies win, 1-0
1928 Top-Oss soccer team forms in Oss
1932 Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat New York Rangers, 6-4 for 3-0 series sweep; Toronto’s first SC as the Maple Leafs
1935 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Maroons beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-1 for 3-0 series sweep; Maroons last defunct team to win the Cup
1941 PGA establishes Golf Hall of Fame
1941 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Dorothy Kirby wins comfortably by 16 strokes ahead of Helen Sigel
1945 NFL requires players to wear long stockings
1946 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 6-3 for a 4-1 series victory
1950 14th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Jimmy Demaret becomes the first 3-time Masters champion by 2 strokes ahead of Australian Jim Ferrier
1959 Baltimore Orioles pull their 2nd triple play (3-6-3 vs Washington Senators)
1959 13th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics sweep Minnesota Lakers in 4 games, first of Boston Celtics record 8 straight titles
1960 14th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat St Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3
1966 Anaheim Stadium for California Angels opens
1967 31st US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Gay Brewer wins his only major title by 1 stroke over runner-up Bobby Nichols
1968 Minn’s Wayne Connelly is 1st to score on a Stanley Cup penalty shot
1969 Chic Cub Billy Williams hits 4 consecutive doubles beat Phillies 11-3
1972 New Zealand cricket opening batsmen Glenn Turner (259) & Terry Jarvis (187) make 387 partnership in 4th Test v WI in Georgetown, Guyana
1973 37th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Due to weather delays final round is played on Monday with Tommy Aaron winning his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of J. C. Snead
1978 Brewers sweep Orioles 11-3, 16-3, & 13-5 (each with a grand slam)
1980 Los Angeles Kings tie NHL record with two shorthanded playoff goals (vs NY Islanders)
1982 LA Lakers block 21 Denver shots setting NBA regulation game record
1983 137th Grand National: Ben de Haan wins aboard 13/1 bet Corbiere; Jenny Pittman first female GN winning trainer
1988 Devils 3-0 over Islanders-Devils lead 2-1 in 1st round
1988 142nd Grand National: Irish jockey Brendan Powell wins aboard 10/1 shot Rhyme ‘n’ Reason by 4 lengths from Durham Edition
1990 NY Islanders beat NY Rangers 4-3 in double overtime-Rangers lead 2-1
1992 Florida drops rape charges against NY Mets Gooden, Boston & Coleman
1992 Record 18 golfers shoot in 60s in Masters round 1 (old record 12)
1993 Colorado Rockies 1st home game & 1st victory, 11-4 over Mont Expos
1994 147th Grand National: Jockey Richard Dunwoody wins his second GN aboard Irish 16/1 shot Miinnehoma by 1¼ lengths from Just So
1995 59th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Ben Crenshaw wins his 2nd Masters title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Davis Love III
1997 Cleveland Indians pitcher Jose Mesa is acquitted of rape
1997 Major League Soccer announces Miami & Chicago expansion
1997 NFL announces it will give $3M to CFL & possible ”World Classic Bowl”
2005 158th Grand National: 9-year-old 7/1 favourite Hedgehunter, ridden by Ruby Walsh and trained by Willie Mullins, win by 14 lengths from 40/1 shot Royal Auclair
2011 164th Grand National: Jason Maguire wins aboard Irish 14/1 shot Ballabriggs; first GN win for trainer Donald McCain Jr., son of 4-time winning trainer Ginger McCain
2013 32nd NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship: Connecticut beats Louisville, 93-60; Huskies’ 8th National title
2016 169th Grand National: David Mullins victorious aboard 33/1 Rule The World; wins by 6 lengths from race favourite The Last Samuri
2017 81st US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Spaniard Sergio García beats Justin Rose of England in a sudden-death playoff, after they completed 72 holes at -9; Garcia’s 1st major title in his 74th attempt
2021 San Diego Padres pitcher Joe Musgrove no-hits the Texas Rangers, 3-0 at Globe Life Field, Arlington, TX

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