1851 1st baseball uniforms worn when the NY Knickerbockers wear a uniform of straw hats, white shirts and blue long trousers
1888 Baseball poem ”Casey at the Bat” 1st published by the San Francisco Examiner
1918 Boston Red Sox pitcher Dutch Leonard throws his 2nd no-hitter; beats Detroit Tigers, 5-0 at Navin Field
1929 French Championships Men’s Tennis: René Lacoste wins his 3rd French title, beating fellow Frenchman Jean Borotra 6-3, 2-6, 6-0, 2-6, 8-6
1930 Grover Cleveland Alexander is released by the Phillies
1933 A’s score 11 runs in 2nd, Yanks score 10 in 5th & win 17-11
1937 Josh Gibson HR’s just 2 feet below rim of Yankee Stadium (580′ drive)
1939 71st Belmont: James Stout riding Johnstown wins in 2:29.6
1944 76th Belmont: G L Smith riding Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2
1950 French Championships Men’s Tennis: Budge Patty wins first of 2 Grand Sam titles that year; beats Jaroslav Drobný 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 5-7, 7-5
1950 French Championships Women’s Tennis: Doris Hart beats fellow American Patricia Todd 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 for her 1st of 2 French singles titles
1951 50th French Championships Men’s Tennis: Jaroslav Drobný representing Egypt beats Eric Sturgess 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
1951 50th French Championships Women’s Tennis: Shirley Fry beats fellow American Doris Hart 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 for her only French singles title
1958 Referendum allows city to sell Chavez Ravine to the Dodgers
1959 European Cup Final, Stuttgart: Real Madrid beats Stade de Reims, 2-0; 4th consecutive title for Los Blancos
1961 93rd Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Sherluck wins in 2:29.2
1967 99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8
1967 French Championships Women’s Tennis: Local favourite Françoise Dürr beats Lesley Turner of Australia, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
1968 Yanks turn 21st triple-play in their history lose 4-3 to Twins
1971 Chic Cub Ken Holtzman 2nd no-hitter beats Cincinnati Reds, 1-0
1976 Test Cricket debut of Mike Brearley v West Indies (0 & 17)
1977 Baltimore Orioles pull their 6th triple play (9-6-4-6-6 vs KC Royals)
1978 Phillies Dave Johnson is 1st to hit 2 pinch hit grand slams in a year
1985 Brewers draft B J Surhoff #1
1987 Cubs & Astro tie Oriole & Ranger record of 3 grand slams in a game
1988 Margo Adams sues Red Sox 3rd baseman Wade Boggs for palimony
1989 Houston Astros beat LA Dodgers, 5-4, in 22 innings (7:14:09)
1991 MLB Draft: East Carteret HS pitcher Brien Taylor first pick by New York Yankees
1995 Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez perfect game is broken up in 10th inning as San Diego’s Bip Roberts leads off with a double, Mont wins 1-0
2014 Hashim Amla becomes the first non-white captain of the South African national cricket team
2018 US Open Women’s Golf, Shoal Creek GC: Ariya Jatanugarn of Thailand gives up 7-shot lead but wins in playoff with South Korean Kim Hyo-joo
2019 MLB Draft: Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman first pick by Baltimore Orioles
2021 Devon Conway becomes 7th batsman in cricket history to score a double century in his Test debut; run out for 200 for New Zealand in 1st Test against England at Lord’s

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