1868 2nd Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard General Duke wins in 3:02
1871 5th Belmont: W Miller aboard Harry Basset wins in 2:56
1876 10th Belmont: William Donohue aboard Algerine wins in 2:40.5
1890 24th Belmont: Pike Barnes riding Burlington wins in 2:07.75
1891 25th Belmont: Ed Garrison riding Foxford wins in 2:08.75
1893 27th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Commanche wins in 1:53.25
1916 48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22
1922 54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8
1926 MLB Philadelphia Phillies Russ Wrightstone hits for the cycle
1930 Winnipeg Rugby Football Club forms
1932 British Open Men’s Golf, Prince’s GC: Gene Sarazen wins wire-to-wire by 5 strokes from fellow American Macdonald Smith
1933 US Open Men’s Golf, North Shore CC: Amateur Johnny Goodman outlasts Ralph Guldahl by a single stroke to win his only major championship
1933 65th Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Hurryoff wins in 2:32.6
1934 FIFA World Cup Final, Stadio Nazionale PNF, Rome, Italy: Angelo Schiavio scores the winner in extra time as Italy beats Czechoslovakia, 2-1
1944 Relief pitcher Joe Nuxhall at 15 years, 316 days, debuts for Cincinnati Reds; youngest player in MLB history; becomes All Star and broadcaster
1950 82nd Belmont: William Boland aboard Middleground wins in 2:28.6
1952 Chicago White Sox outfielder Sam Mele is only 6th MLB player to record 6 RBI’s in an inning (4th) during a 15-4 win over the A’s in Philadelphia
1956 XVI Summer Olympic equestrian events open in Stockholm
1962 A one-day record 54 home runs hit in baseball
1962 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27′ 3½”
1967 American pole vaulter Bob Seagren sets a world record mark of 17’7” in San Diego, CA
1968 4h Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats France 20-2
1968 UEFA European Championship Final, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy: Italy beats Yugoslavia, 2-0 in a replay (first game, 1-1)
1972 104th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:28
1975 Yanks sponsor Army Day at temporary home, Shea Stadium during 21-gun salute, part of fence is blown away, & another part is set afire
1977 American golfer Al Geiberger becomes first player in history to post a sub-60 score, 59 (−13) in a PGA Tour-sanctioned event, during the 2nd round Danny Thomas Memphis Classic at Colonial CC in Cordova, Tennessee
1978 110th Belmont: Steve Cauthen wins aboard Affirmed to wrap up the Triple Crown
1978 Yankees trade Ken Holzman for Ron Davis
1979 Baltimore Orioles pull their 8th triple play (5-4-3 vs Cleve)
1984 Zhu Jian Hua of China high jumps a record 7’10” (2.39m)
1986 A. Bartlett Giamatti succeeds Chub Feeney as President of baseball’s National League
1988 Greatest number of participants (31,678) on a bicycle tour (London)
1990 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland
1994 Jennifer Capriati, tennis ace, checks out of drug abuse clinic
1995 127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32
1995 Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer
1995 French Open Women’s Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7-5, 4-6, 6-0 with pivotal 32-point game in 3rd set; Graf’s 4th French title
1996 Stanley Cup Final, Miami Arena, Miami, FA: Uwe Krupp’s unassisted goal in triple-OT gives Colorado Avalanche a 1-0 win over Florida Panthers and a 4 game series sweep
1997 Kevin Brown of Florida Marlins no hits SF Giants 9-0
2000 132nd Belmont: Pat Day aboard Commendable wins in 2:31.20
2000 Stanley Cup Final, Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX: New Jersey Devils defeat Dallas Stars, 2-1 in double OT for a 4-2 series victory
2001 French Open Men’s Tennis: Gustavo Kuerten of Brazil wins his 3rd French title; beats Spaniard Àlex Corretja 6-7, 7-5, 6-2, 6-0
2006 138th Belmont: Fernando Jara aboard Jazil wins in 2:27.81
2006 French Open Women’s Tennis: Justine Henin-Hardenne retains her title; beats Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia 6-4, 6-4 for 5th Grand Slam singles crown
2012 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, Locust Hill CC: Shanshan Feng of China wins by 2 strokes ahead of Eun-Hee Ji, Stacy Lewis, Mika Miyazato and Suzann Pettersen
2017 French Open Women’s Tennis: Jeļena Ostapenko upsets Simona Halep 4–6, 6–4, 6–3 to claim her 1st Grand Slam title; first Latvian to win a Grand Slam singles title
2017 149th Belmont Stakes: Jose Ortiz aboard Tapwrit wins in 2:30.02
2018 French Open Men’s Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 for his record 11th French title (17th Grand Slam victory)

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