1901 Cleveland’s Bock Baker gives up a record 23 singles as White Sox beat Blues (Cleveland Blues!) 13-1
1923 Wembley Stadium opens – Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)
1930 1st night organized baseball game played in Independence, Kansas
1931 Program for woman athletes approved for 1932 Olympics track & field
1934 Soccer team Blue White ’34 forms
1952 St Louis Browns lend 2 black minor leaguers to Hankyu Braves of Japan
1957 LPGA Western Open Women’s Golf, Montgomery CC: Patty Berg wins her 6th WO by 1 stroke from Wiffi Smith
1965 Lindsey Nelson broadcasts baseball game at Astrodome from a hanging gondola
1966 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3
1972 Courts award 1968 Kentucky Derby prize money to 2nd place winner due to the winner being given drugs before the race
1987 NBA announces expansion to Charlotte NC & Miami Fla in 1988 & Minneapolis Minn & Orlando Fla in 1989
1987 NFL Draft: University of Miami quarterback Vinny Testaverde first pick by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1988 Baltimore Orioles lose AL record 21 games in a row
1988 NJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes
1990 Boston Celtics score most points in a playoff, beat NY Knicks 157-128
1993 Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die
2002 The Tradition Senior Men’s Golf, Superstition Mountain G&CC: Jim Thorpe wins his lone career major title with birdie on first playoff hole against John Jacobs
2007 NFL Draft: LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell first pick by Oakland Raiders
2011 NFL Draft: Auburn quarterback Cam Newton first pick by Carolina Panthers
2016 NFL Draft: Cal quarterback Jared Goff first pick by Los Angeles Rams
2018 Shaquem Griffin is the first one-handed person to be drafted into the NFL, for the Seattle Seahawks
2019 American diver Victor Vescovo makes the deepest dive ever to the bottom of the Mariana trench at 10,927m (35,849ft), and finds a plastic bag

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