1869 1st pro baseball games-Cincinnati Reds 24, Cin amateurs 15
1875 Modern Snooker invented by Sir Neville Chamberlain, a bored British officer in Jabalpur, India
1892 1st Sunday NL baseball game, Reds beat Cards 5-1
1899 3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia in 2:54:38
1905 9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz in 2:38:25.4
1916 20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth in 2:27:16.4
1922 26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar in race record 2:18:10; his 2nd race victory; first of 3 consecutive wins
1923 Longest NL opening game, Phillies & Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14
1933 Chicago Bears win their 1st NFL Game beating NY Giants 23-21
1933 37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson in 2:31:01.6
1934 New Fenway Park opens, Washington Senators beat Red Sox 6-5
1939 43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown in 2:28:51.8; his second victory in the event
1944 48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4; second straight victory; 3rd of 4 titles
1950 54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of South Korea in 2:32:39
1953 Mickey Mantle hits a 565′ (172 m) HR in Washington, D.C.’s Griffith Stadium
1960 Cleveland Indians trade Rocky Colavito to Tigers for Harvey Kuenn
1961 65th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:39; his 2nd event title
1964 1st game at Shea Stadium, NY Mets lose to Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-3
1966 100th international soccer match between Netherlands and Belgium (3-1)
1967 71st Boston Marathon: Dave McKenzie of New Zealand wins in 2:15:45; American Bobbi Gibb 1st woman for 2nd straight year in 3:27:17 (unsanctioned)
1967 Italian boxer Nino Benvenuti beats American Emile Griffith in a 15 round points decision to win world middleweight crown at Madison Square Garden; start of famous trilogy of fights between the pair
1968 A’s 1st game in Oakland-Alameda Stadium, lose 4-1 to Baltimore Orioles
1969 Mont Expos Bill Stoneman no-hits Phillies, 7-0
1972 76th Boston Marathon: Olavi Suomalainen of Finland wins men’s race in 2:15:39; American Nina Kuscsik takes inaugural women’s title in 3:10:26; first year women’s race officially sanctioned
1972 Kiteman attempting to throw out 1st ball in Phillie Vet crashes into centerfield seats
1981 New York Islander Dennis Potvin’s 3 playoff power-play goals vs Edmonton Oilers tie NHL record
1981 Ranger’s Anders Hedberg is 2nd to score on a Stanley Cup penalty shot
1983 Grete Waltz runs female world record marathon (2:25:29)
1983 NY Islanders tie NHL record with 3 shorthanded playoff goals vs NY Rangers
1984 Braves pitcher Pascual Perez suspended due to cocaine usage
1988 Ethiopian Belayneh Densimo runs world record marathon (2:06:50)
1989 93rd Boston Marathon: Abebe Mekonen of Ethiopia takes men’s race in 2:09:06; Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway wins her 2nd women’s title in 2:24:33
1994 PGA Seniors’ Championship Men’s Golf, PGA National GC: Lee Trevino beats Jim Colbert by 1 stroke for his second title in the event
1995 99th Boston Marathon: Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya claims 3rd straight title in 2:09:22; Uta Pippig of Germany wins 2nd consecutive women’s event in 2:25:11
1999 NFL Draft: University of Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch first pick by Cleveland Browns
2000 104th Boston Marathon: Kenyan double; Elijah Lagat wins men’s race in 2:09:47; Catherine Ndereba takes women’s title in 2:26:11
2006 110th Boston Marathon: Kenyan double; Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot wins 2nd men’s title in 2:07:14; Rita Jeptoo takes women’s title in 2:23:38
2015 James Anderson becomes the highest wicket-taking bowler in England’s test cricket history
2017 121st Boston Marathon: Kenyan double; Geoffrey Kirui takes men’s title in 2:09:37; Edna Kiplagat women’s champion in 2:21:52
2021 San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau ties Gordie Howe’s NHL record for most regular season games played at 1,767

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