1722 Game of Billiards is mentioned in New England Courant
1887 1st game played at Broad & Huntingdon St Park (Baker Bowl) in Philadelphia; Phillies beat Giants 19-10
1900 Weighing in at 170 lbs British former world heavyweight boxing champion Bob Fitzsimmons KOs 270 lb American Ed Dunkhost in round 2 of a lop-sided bout in Brooklyn, New York
1903 NY Highlanders (Yankees) 1st home game, (Hilltop Park-168th St & Broadway, Manhattan), they beat Washington Senators, 6-2
1905 First official soccer game between neighbouring countries Belgium-Netherlands; Dutch win, 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Antwerp
1910 Cleveland Naps Addie Joss limits St.Louis Browns to 8 hits in 2-1 victory
1918 Orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen
1919 Phillies beat Brooklyn Dodgers 9-0 in 20 innings
1921 American Professional Football Association reorganizes in Akron
1921 1st American Professional Football Association Championship (1920): undefeated Akron Pros awarded inaugural title
1922 Chicago pitcher Charlie Robertson throws a perfect game as the White Sox beat Detroit Tigers, 2-0 at Navin Field
1938 The first televised FA Cup Final takes place between Huddersfield Town and Preston North End
1940 Brooklyn Dodger Tex Carleton no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 3-0
1944 NY Giant, Mel Ott scores 6 runs in 1 game drawing 5 walks for 4th time
1946 Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller’s 2nd career MLB no-hitter; beats New York Yankees, 1-0
1962 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Mickey Wright wins her 8th major title in a playoff with Ruth Jessen
1967 Orioles’ Stu Miller & Steve Barber lose 2-1 despite no-hitting Tigers
1968 3 Oriole pitchers walk 14 NY Yankees in a 9 inning game
1969 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Jim Maloney records his second MLB no-hitter in 10-0 rout of Houston Astros
1970 Cubs Billy Williams is 1st NLer to play in 1,000 consecutive games
1971 25th NBA Championship: Milwaukee beat Balt Bullets in 4 games
1973 Women’s tennis groups end disputes over sanctioning tournaments
1982 Atlanta Braves win record 12th straight from beginning of season
1984 Strong winds cause a 30 min delay in Toronto Blue Jays game
1985 NFL Draft: Virginia Tech defensive end Bruce Smith first pick by Buffalo Bills
1987 Lou Lamoriello is named NJ Devils President
1988 NJ Devils beat Caps 3-2 taking 7th game of Patrick Division final
1989 US beats Costa Rica 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1990 As Met pitcher David Cone argues a call at 1st base, 2 Braves score
1997 Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April
2012 Manchester City defeat Manchester United 1-0 in what is claimed to be the biggest match in the English Premier League’s history
2015 NFL Draft: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston first pick by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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