1897 31st Belmont: Joe Scherrer aboard Scottish Chieftain wins in 2:23.25
1900 25th Preakness: H Spencer aboard Hindus wins in 1:48.4
1916 NY Giants win 17th consecutive road game
1922 US Supreme Court rules organized baseball is a sport and not a business and thus not subject to antitrust laws
1940 Adolf Kiefer swims world record 100 yards backstroke (58.8 sec)
1948 French Championships Men’s Tennis: Frank Parker wins 1st of 2 straight French titles; beats Jaroslav Drobný 6-4, 7-5, 5-7, 8-6
1948 French Championships Women’s Tennis: Belgium-born but representing France, Nelly Landry beats American Shirley Fry 6-2, 0-6, 6-0 for her lone major title
1954 British runner Diane Leather becomes first woman to run the mile in under 5 minutes; 4:59.6 at Alexander Sports Ground in Birmingham, England
1957 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner says he plans to confer with the Giants & Dodgers about the proposed move to the west coast
1965 Phillies Dick Allen hits 529′ HR out of Connie Mack Stadium
1965 French Championships Women’s Tennis: Australian Lesley Turner Bowrey wins her 2nd French singles crown; upsets doubles partner Margaret Smith 6-3, 6-4
1968 European Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London: Bobby Charlton scores twice as Manchester United beats Benfica, 4-1; first English club to win the trophy
1971 Indianapolis 500: Defending champion Al Unser Snr becomes first and only driver to win race on his birthday; leads for final 83 laps
1972 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Southern Pines CC: Sandra Palmer wins first of 2 majors by a massive 10 strokes from Judy Rankin and Mickey Wright
1977 Australian Sue Prell first female golfer to hit consecutive holes-in one; 13th and 14th holes at Chatswood Golf Club, Sydney
1983 Yuri Dumchev of USSR throws discus a record 71.86 m
1983 Indianapolis 500: Tom Sneva wins his first Indy 500; represents record 7th Indy victory for chief mechanic George Bignotti
1985 Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months
1985 29th European Cup: Juventus beats Liverpool 1-0 at Brussels
1987 Robin Ventura set a college baseball record with hits in 57 games
1988 Graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season
1990 NY Mets fire manager Davey Johnson & hire Bud Harrelson
1991 35th European Cup: Red Star Belgrade beats Marseille (0-0, 5-3 on penalties) at Bari
1992 NY Mets score in 9th to end home shut-out streak at 3 games
1993 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Los Angeles Kings beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 3
1996 NHL Western Conference Final: Colorado Avalanche beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2
2001 U.S. Supreme Court rules that disabled golfer Casey Martin can use a cart to ride in tournaments
2005 Indianapolis 500: Dan Wheldon becomes first British-born winner since Graham Hill in 1966; first Indy 500 victory for car owner Michael Andretti of Andretti-Green Racing
2005 Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Laurel Valley GC: Mike Reid wins his first of 2 Champions Tour major titles with a birdie on the first playoff hole against Jerry Pate and Dana Quigley
2010 Philadelphia Phillies’ Roy Halladay becomes 20th pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Florida Marlins), in Miami
2010 Super Rugby Final, Orlando Stadium, Soweto: Bulls (Pretoria) successfully defend their title with a 25-17 win over the Stormers (Cape Town) in an all-South African final
2010 In an all South African Super 14 Rugby final, the Bulls (Pretoria) retain title, 25-17 over the Stormers (Cape Town) at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto; Morné Steyn kicks 6 penalties and a conversion for the Bulls
2011 Indianapolis 500: 2005 champion Dan Wheldon of England wins his 2nd Indy 500; 4 months later he is killed in a race accident in Las Vegas
2014 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New York Rangers beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 2
2015 NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Tampa Bay Lightning beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 3
2016 IPL Cricket Final, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs; David Warner 69 (38)
2016 Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, GC at Harbor Shores: Rocco Mediate wins his lone career major title by 3 strokes from Colin Montgomerie of Scotland
2016 Indianapolis 500: American driver Alexander Rossi of Andretti Herta Autosport runs out of fuel on the final lap but coasts across line for the victory in 100th running of the race
2021 UEFA Champions League Final, Porto: Kai Havertz scores just before halftime to give Chelsea a 1-0 win over Manchester City in an all-English final; Blues’ second CL title

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