1838 First baseball-type game in Canada played at Beachville, Upper Canada
1870 4th Belmont: W Dick aboard Kingfisher wins in 2:59.5
1884 18th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Panique wins in 2:42
1899 MLB Boston Beaneaters pitcher John Clarkson 1st to throw an ”immaculate inning” (strikes out three batters on nine pitches) against Philadelphia Quakers
1928 French Championships Men’s Tennis: Henri Cochet wins his 2nd of 4 home titles; beats countryman René Lacoste 5-7, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3
1928 French Championship Women’s Tennis: Helen Wills beats England’s Eileen Bennett 6-1, 6-2 for her first of 4 French singles titles
1932 64th Belmont: Tom Malley aboard Faireno wins in 2:32.8
1938 10th Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland wins 7½-4½ at the Old Course at St Andrews
1938 70th Belmont: James Stout aboard Pasteurized wins in 2:29.6
1940 1st NL night game at Sportsman’s Park (Dodgers 10, Cardinals 1)
1940 1st night game at Forbes Field (Pirates 14, Braves 2)
1941 Nazis forbid Jews access to beaches & swimming pools
1950 Dutch cyclist Wim van Est wins Bordeaux-Paris (586 km in 17:25)
1951 Pirate’s’ Gus Bell hits for cycle helps beat Phillies 12-4
1953 Pittsburgh pirates trade outfielder Ralph Kiner & catcher Joe Garagiola to Chicago Cubs
1955 French Championships Women’s Tennis: Angela Mortimer of England beats American Dorothy Knode 2-6, 7-5, 10-8 for her first Grand Slam singles title
1958 San Francisco Giants Hank Sauer and Bob Schmidt are first in NL history to hit consecutive pinch-hit HRs in 10-9 win over the Milwaukee Braves
1964 Test Cricket debut of Geoff Boycott v Australia at Trent Bridge, 48
1966 98th Belmont: William Boland aboard Amberoid wins in 2:29.6
1967 Curt Flood’s record 568 straight chances without an error ends (227 straight games)
1970 San Diego Padres draft Mike Ivie #1
1971 Oakland A’s beat Washington Senators, 5-3, in 21 innings
1971 Pakistani cricketer Zaheer Abbas scores 274 vs England at Edgbaston in 544 minutes
1972 French Open Men’s Tennis: Andrés Gimeno of Spain wins his only major singles title; beats Frenchman Patrick Proisy 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1
1974 NFL grants franchise to Seattle Seahawks
1978 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Lachute GC: JoAnne Carner wins by 8 strokes from Hollis Stacy
1984 MLB Draft: New York Mets take Mechanicsburg Area Senior HS outfielder Shawn Abner at #1
1987 American hurdler Edwin Moses’ 122 race winning streak which extends to nearly 10 years ends when he is beaten by countryman Danny Harris in Madrid, Spain
1989 Red Sox lead Blue Jays 10-0 in 7th, but lose 12-11 in 12 for Blue Jays 12th consecutive victory at Fenway
1990 LA Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves
1993 Cricket’s ”Ball of the Century” – Australian spin bowler Shane Warne bowls England batsman Mike Gatting with his first ball of an Ashes series; Australia wins 1st Test at Old Trafford by 179 runs
1995 New Zealand creates world record score for a Rugby Union international in thrashing Japan, 145-17 in the World Cup in Bloomfontein, RSA; Marc Ellis 6 tries, Simon Culhane 20 conversions
1998 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Washington Capitals beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 2
1999 NHL Western Conference Final: Dallas Stars beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 3
2005 French Open Women’s Tennis: Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne wins 1st of 3 straight French titles; beats Mary Pierce of France 6-1, 6-1
2005 Panamanian jockey Eddie Castro sets a North American record with 9 wins on the 13-race card at Calder Race Course in Miami, Florida
2008 Stanley Cup Final, Civic Center, Pittsburgh, PA: Detroit Red Wings defeat Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2 for a 4-2 series win; Red Wings’ 11th Championship
2012 MLB Draft: Puerto Rico Academy & HS shortstop Carlos Correa first pick by Houston Astros
2015 Australian cricket batsman Adam Voges becomes the oldest player to hit a century on debut in 1st Test v West Indies in Roseau; 35 year old Voges scores 130 not out during Australia’s 9 wicket win
2019 SF MLB manager Bruce Bochy reaches 1,000 win mark with the club as Giants beat Mets, 9-3 in NYC; second after legendary John McGraw to reach milestone

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