1848 New York Yacht Club holds its first annual regatta; won by the schooner Carnelia
1885 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43
1896 21st Preakness: Henry Griffin aboard Margrave wins in 1:51
1925 French Championships Men’s Tennis: René Lacoste wins 1st of 3 French titles, beating fellow Frenchman Jean Borotra 7-5, 6-1, 6-4
1925 French Women’s Tennis Championships: Suzanne Lenglen beats Kitty McKane 6-1, 6-2
1931 NY Yankees turn triple-play but lose 7-5 to Cleveland Indians
1932 Ijsselmeervogels soccer team forms in Spakenburg
1932 French Championships Men’s Tennis: Henri Cochet wins 7th and final Grand Slam singles title; beats Giorgio de Stefani of Italy 6-0, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
1934 Yankee Myrl Hoag hits 6 singles in one game
1936 US Open Men’s Golf, Baltusrol GC: Relatively unknown pro Tony Manero wins by 2 strokes from runner-up Harry Cooper
1936 68th Belmont: James Stout aboard Granville wins in 2:30
1937 Philadelphia Phillies trailing 8-2 to St Louis, forfeit game
1939 NY Giants beat Reds 17-3, with 5 HRs in 4th inning
1941 MLB New York Giants use plastic batting helmets for 1st time
1946 The Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City
1964 96th Belmont: Manuel Ycaza aboard Quadrangle wins in 2:28.6
1965 Yankees Tom Tresh bangs 3 consecutive HRs beating White Sox 12-0
1966 NFL & AFL announce their merger
1970 102nd Belmont: John Rotz aboard High Echelon wins in 2:34
1970 French Open Women’s Tennis: Margaret Court beats Helga Niessen Niessen of Germany 6-2, 6-4 for 2nd leg of her successful Grand Slam
1976 30th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2
1977 Doobie Brothers sponsor a Golf Classic & Concert at Calabasas Park Country Club & Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles to benefit the United Way
1981 113th Belmont: George Martens aboard Summing wins in 2:29
1983 Twins draft pitcher Tim Belcher #1
1986 Jurgen Schull sets world discus record (74.07 m)
1987 119th Belmont: Craig Perret aboard Bet Twice wins in 2:28.2
1987 NY Yankees play their 13,000th game
1989 Mets turn their 1st triple play in 7 years but lose to Cubs 8-4
1990 Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as NY Yankee manager
1991 Test Cricket debut of Graeme Hick, v West Indies at Headingley
1992 America West Arena opens in Phoenix, Arizona; home court of NBA Phoenix Suns
1992 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26
1992 WLAF World Bowl 2, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: Sacramento Surge beats Orlando Thunder, 21-17
1993 French Open Men’s Tennis: Spaniard Sergi Bruguera prevents Jim Courier French three-peat; beats American 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
1998 130th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Victory Gallop wins in 2:29
1998 French Open Women’s Tennis: Arantxa Sánchez Vicario of Spain beats Monica Seles 7-6, 0-6, 6-2; her 4th and last career Grand Slam singles title and 3rd French title
2004 French Open Men’s Tennis: Gastón Gaudio of Argentina beats countryman Guillermo Coria 0-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 8-6 for his lone major title
2007 Stanley Cup Final, Honda Center, Anaheim, CA: Anaheim Ducks defeat Ottawa Senators, 6-2 for a 4-1 series win; Ducks’ first Championship
2009 141st Belmont: Kent Desormeaux aboard Summer Bird wins in 2:27.54
2009 French Open Women’s Tennis: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats fellow Russian and World #1 Dinara Safina 6-4, 6-2
2011 MLB Draft: UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole first pick by Pittsburgh Pirates
2013 MLB Draft: Stanford pitcher Mark Appel first pick by Houston Astros
2015 UEFA Champions League Final, Berlin: FC Barcelona beats Juventus, 3-1 for 5th title and second treble (Spanish La Liga & Cup champions)
2015 147th Belmont: Victor Espinoza aboard American Pharoah wins in 2:26.65, 1st horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown
2017 Scooter Gennet hits four home runs in Cincinnati Reds 13-1 victory at home against St. Louis Cardinals, 17th player to do so
2018 MLB Draft: Auburn pitcher Casey Mize first pick by Detroit Tigers
2021 US Open Women’s Golf, Olympic GC Lake Course: Yuka Saso of the Philippines sinks 10-foot birdie putt on 3rd playoff hole to edge Japan’s Nasa Hataoka; becomes 2nd teenager to win the event

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