1900 4th Boston Marathon won by Canadian Jim Caffrey in race record 2:39:44.4
1906 10th Boston Marathon won by 18-year old Tim Ford in 2:45:45; youngest race winner
1912 Pirates turn a rare 5-3-7 doubleplay (left fielder covers 2nd base)
1917 21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy in 2:28:37.2
1928 32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar in 2:37:07.8; back-to-back wins for his 6th race title
1929 New York Yankees become first MLB team to permanently feature numbers on backs of uniforms; numbers correspond to position in batting order
1934 38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8
1939 Stanley Cup Final, Boston Garden, Boston, MA: Boston Bruins beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3-1 for a 4-1 series win; first best-of-7 SC Final series
1940 Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller hurls the first and only Opening Day no-hitter in MLB history; beats Chicago WS, 1-0 at Comiskey Park
1945 49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley in 2:30:40.2; his second event victory
1946 Mel Ott playing in right field for NY Giants hits his 511th and final MLB home run in 8-4 Opening Day win over Philadelphia Phillies
1949 Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: 3-peat for Toronto Maple Leafs as they beat Detroit Red Wings, 3-1 for a 4 game series sweep
1951 55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45
1953 Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Connie Ryan bats 6 from 6 in a 14-12 defeat against the Pirates at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
1953 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0 for a 4-1 series win
1954 Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 2-1 in OT for a 4-3 series victory
1956 60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in race record 2:14:14
1957 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Dickie Moore has a goal and 2 assists as Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 5-1 for a 4-1 series victory
1959 Phils’ Dave Philley gets a major league record 9th straight pinch hit
1961 Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 4-1 for a 4-2 series victory
1962 66th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:48; second straight win and 3rd title overall
1972 Chicago Cubs rookie pitcher Burt Hooton hurls a 4-0 no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field, Chicago
1973 77th Boston Marathon: American double; Jon Anderson men’s champion in 2:16:03; Jacqueline Hansen wins women’s title in 3:05:59
1978 St Louis Card Bob Forsch no-hits Phillies, 5-0
1984 88th Boston Marathon: Englishman Geoff Smith wins men’s event in 2:10:34; Lorraine Moller of New Zealand women’s champion in 2:29:28
1984 Oakland A’s Dave Kingman hits 3 HRs including a grand slam
1989 Costa Rica beats US 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1989 Zeleka Metaferia wins 3rd World Cup marathon (2:10:28)
1990 94th Boston Marathon: Gelindo Bordin is first Italian event winner in race record 2:08:19; Portugal’s Rosa Mota wins her 3rd woman’s title in 2:25:24
1991 St Louis Blues becomes 8th NHL team in Play-off to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 7
1992 NY Rangers win team record 50th game
2001 105th Boston Marathon: Lee Bong-Ju of South Korea men’s winner in 2:09:43; Catherine Ndereba of Kenya wins back-to-back women’s titles in 2:23:53
2003 Washington Wizards’ Michael Jordan plays his final NBA game, in Philadelphia, where he receives a 3 minute standing ovation.
2007 111th Boston Marathon: Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya goes back-to-back for 3rd title in 2:14:13; Lidiya Grigoryeva of Russia wins women’s race in 2:29:18
2012 116th Boston Marathon: Kenyan double; Wesley Korir wins men’s section in 2:12:40; Sharon Cherop first woman in 2:31:50
2018 122nd Boston Marathon: Yuki Kawauchi of Japan wins men’s race in 2:15:58; Desiree Linden (2:39:54) first American to win women’s title since 1985
2019 Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson becomes the highest-paid player in NFL history with a 4-year $140m extension including record $65m signing bonus

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