1873 7th Belmont: James Roe aboard Springbok wins in 3:01.75
1881 15th Belmont: T. Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:47
1892 John J. Doyle of Clev Spiders is 1st to pinch hit in a baseball game
1906 Chicago Cubs score 11 runs in 1st inning of 19-0 drubbing of New York Giants off future Baseball Hall of Famers Christy Mathewson and Joe McGinnity; worst beating in Giants franchise history
1930 62nd Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:31.6
1932 At 47, Brooklyn pitcher Jack Quinn becomes oldest player in MLB history to record an extra-base hit (double) as the Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 9-2
1936 Yanks beat Indians 5-4 in 16; longest game without a strikeout
1944 Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen
1952 Curtis Cup Women’s Golf, Muirfield, Scotland: Great Britain & Ireland score first ever win in the contest; beat US, 5-4
1952 84th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard One Count wins in 2:30.2
1957 Mickey Stewart holds 7 cricket catches for Surrey v Northants
1958 90th Belmont: Pete Anderson aboard Cavan wins in 2:30.2
1967 NY Yankees draft Ron Blomberg #1
1969 101st Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Arts & Letters wins in 2:28.8
1969 French Open Women’s Tennis: Margaret Court beats Ann Haydon-Jones of England 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 for her 3rd French singles title
1970 American jockey Bill Shoemaker passes Johnny Longden with his 6,033 career win
1970 French Open Men’s Tennis: Czech star Jan Kodeš wins his first major title; beats Željko Franulović of Yugoslavia 6-2, 6-4, 6-
1972 Pirate’s Gene Alley bases-loaded walk, beats Padres 1-0 in 18th
1973 Rangers draft Texas high school pitcher David Clyde #1
1974 Padres draft Brown University shortstop Bill Almon #1
1975 Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 v Pakistan World Cup
1975 Sri Lanka’s 1st one-day international, v WI Cricket World Cup
1977 White Sox draft Harold Baines #1
1978 32nd NBA championship: Washington Bullets defeat Seattle Supersonics in 7 games
1980 112th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Temperence Hill wins in 2:29.8
1980 Tommy John wins his 200th, 3-0 on a 2-hitter
1982 Steve Garvey plays in his 1,000th consecutive game & goes 0-for-4
1986 118th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Danzig Connect wins in 2:29.8
1986 Pirates draft 3rd baseman Jeff King #1
1986 French Open Women’s Tennis: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 for her 18th and final Grand Slam title and record 7th French singles crown
1989 23 year old olympic barefoot South African runner Zola Budd retires
1989 1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2
1992 French Open Men’s Tennis: American Jim Courier retains title; beats Petr Korda of Czechoslovakia 7-5, 6-2, 6-1
1997 129th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Touch Gold wins in 2:28.8
1997 Stanley Cup Final, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI: Detroit Red Wings edge Philadelphia Flyers, 2-1 for a 4-0 series sweep; 8th title in Wings’ franchise history and first since 1955
1998 French Open Men’s Tennis: In an all-Spanish final Carlos Moya beats Alex Corretja 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 for his lone major title
2003 135th Belmont: Jerry Bailey aboard Empire Maker wins in 2:28.26
2003 French Open Women’s Tennis: In an all-Belgian final, Justine Henin-Hardenne outclasses Kim Clijsters 6-0, 6-4 for her 1st of 7 Grand Slam singles titles
2004 Stanley Cup Final, Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL: Tampa Bay Lightning beat Calgary Flames, 2-1 for 4-3 series win; Tampa Bay’s 1st-ever appearance in final
2008 140th Belmont: Alan Garcia aboard Da Tara wins in 2:29.65
2008 French Open Women’s Tennis: Ana Ivanović of Serbia wins her only Grand Slam singles title; beats Russian Dinara Safina 6-4, 6-3
2010 MLB Draft: Southern Nevada outfielder Bryce Harper first pick by Washington Nationals
2013 NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 games to 0
2014 146th Belmont: Joel Rosario aboard Tonalist wins in 2:28.52
2018 Stanley Cup Final, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV: Washington Capitals beat Las Vegas Golden Knights, 4-3 for a 4-1 series victory; first title in franchise history

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