1876 1st official National League baseball game is played; Boston Red Caps beat Philadelphia Athletics, 6-5 at the Jefferson Street Grounds, Philadelphia
1876 Philadelphia native Tim McGinley of the Boston Red Caps scores baseball National League’s 1st run, in Philadelphia
1898 Baltimore James Hughes no-hits Boston Braves 8-0
1898 Cincinnati Red Theodore Breitenstein no-hits Pirates 11-0
1903 Highlanders (Yankees) 1st game in New York at Hilltop Park vs Washington Senators, lose 3-1 before 11,950
1906 Intercalated Games opens in Athens
1906 New rule puts umpire in sole charge of all game balls
1908 Queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba
1915 NY Yankees don pinstripes & hat-in-the-ring logo for 1st time
1945 Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 2-1 for a 4-3 series win; Leafs lead series 3-0 but Wings recover to 3-3 to force a decider
1947 1st Basketball Association of America Finals: Philadelphia Warriors beat Chicago Stags, 83-80 to take inaugural series, 4 games to 2
1954 NBA adopts 24-second shot clock & 6 team-foul rule
1955 KC Athletic’s 1st game, beat Tigers 6-2
1957 All NL baseball teams integrate, John Irwin Kennedy becomes the 1st Black player for the Philadelphia Phillies
1959 Chicago White Sox beat KC Athletics 20-6, in 1 inning Sox score 11 runs on 1 hit, 10 walks, & 3 errors
1962 NY Mets tiea NL record by losing 9 straight to start season
1962 Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Dick Duff scores the winner as Toronto Maple Leafs beat Chicago Blackhawks, 2-1 for a 4-2 series victory
1966 Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4
1969 Robin Knox-Johnston ends 312 day non-stop sailing
1970 NY Met Jerry Grote sets record of 20 put outs by a catcher
1970 Senators beat Yankees 2-1 in 18 innings
1982 Atlanta Braves lose after winning 1st 13 games of season
1983 Start of 1st Sri Lanka-Australia Test Cricket match (at Kandy)
1988 Women are allowed to compete in Little 500 bicycle race (Indiana)
1988 NJ Devil Patrik Sundstrom sets NHL playoff record of 8 pts in a playoff game (hat trick & 5 assists) in 10-4 rout over the Capitals
1990 NFL Draft: University of Illinois quarterback Jeff George first pick by Indianapolis Colts
1991 Frank Thomas is 1st White Sox to homer at new Comiskey Park
1993 Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox
1995 NFL Draft: Penn State running back Ki-Jana Carter first pick by Cincinnati Bengals
2010 NFL Draft: Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford first pick by St. Louis Rams
2012 30 year old woman collapses and dies during London Marathon
2013 Manchester United defeat Aston Villa to claim the 2012/2013 English Premier League
2014 David Moyes is sacked as manager of Manchester United
2018 Liverpool’s Egyptian soccer forward Mohamed Salah is named Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year

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