1898 23rd Preakness: Willie Simms riding Sly Fox wins in 1:49.75
1904 Cubs’ Bob Wicker no-hits NY Giants, wins in 12th on 1 hitter, 1-0
1907 George Dennett, aided by Gilbert Jessop, dismisses Northamptonshire for 12 runs, the lowest total in first-class cricket
1919 51st Belmont: J Loftus riding Sir Barton wins in 2:17.6 & Trip Crown
1927 59th Belmont: Earl Sande riding Chance Shot wins in 2:32.6
1938 US Open Men’s Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Ralph Guldahl wins back-to-back Open titles, 6 strokes ahead of runner-up Dick Metz
1938 Cincinnati Red Johnny Vander Meer no-hits Boston Braves, 3-0
1938 Compton scores 1st Test Cricket ton (102 v Aust) aged 20 yrs 19 days
1938 England cricket team declare at 8 for 658 v Australia at Trent Bridge
1938 French Championships Men’s Tennis: American Don Budge beats Roderich Menzel of Czechoslovakia 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 for the 2nd leg of his Grand Slam
1938 French Championships Women’s Tennis: In an all-French final Simonne Mathieu wins first of consecutive titles; beats Nelly Adamson 6-0, 6-3
1949 81st Belmont: Ted Atkinson aboard Capot wins in 2:30.2
1953 Test Cricket debut of Alan Davidson at Trent Bridge
1955 Le Mans race car accident kills 83 spectators (race continues)
1960 92nd Belmont: Bill Hartack aboard Celtic Ash wins in 2:29.2
1967 Chicago Cubs (7) & NY Mets (4) tie record of 11 HRs in a game
1972 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, Pleasant Valley CC: Kathy Ahern wins her only major title, by 6 strokes ahead of runner-up Jane Blalock
1974 Mel Stottlemyre sets an American League record by making his 272nd consecutive start without pitching a game in relief
1975 One-day international cricket debut of Javed Miandad aged 17 yrs 364 days
1977 109th Belmont: Jean Cruguet riding Seattle Slew wins in 2:29.6
1979 French Open Men’s Tennis: Björn Borg wins 2nd of 4 straight French titles and 6 overall; beats Victor Pecci of Paraguay 6-3, 6-1, 6-7, 6-4
1981 Mariners beat Orioles 8-2 at Kingdome, then players go on strike
1983 115th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr.aboard Caveat wins in 2:27.8
1983 MLB Cardinals outfielder Lonnie Smith checks into Hyland Center in St. Louis, a drug rehabilitation facility
1983 Zhu Jianhua of China set a new world record in high jump at 7-9 14
1988 120th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 2:26.6
1988 25th Curtis Cup: British Isles, 11-7
1988 Galina Chistyakova of USSR sets long jump woman’s record (24”8½”)
1988 NY Yankees Rick Rhoden becomes first pitcher since AL’s adoption of the rule in 1973 to DH (0 for 1 with an RBI) in an 8–6 victory over Baltimore Orioles
1989 Senior Tournament Players Championship Men’s Golf, TPC of Sawgrass: Orville Moody wins by 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Charles Coody
1992 Owners approve sale of Seattle Mariners to a Japanese group
1992 US Olympic baseball team plays 1st exhibition game, beat Venezuela 20-0
1995 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
2000 French Open Men’s Tennis: Gustavo Kuerten of Brazil wins his second French title; beats Sweden’s Magnus Norman 6-2, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6
2005 137th Belmont: Jeremy Rose aboard Afleet Alex wins in 2:28.75
2005 WLAF World Bowl 13, LTU arena, Düsseldorf: Amsterdam Admirals beat Berlin Thunder, 27-21
2011 143rd Belmont: Jose Valdivia Jr aboard Ruler On Ice wins in
2012 Stanley Cup Final, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA : LA Kings defeat New Jersey Devils, 6-1 for 4-2 series win; first SC title in Kings’ 45-year history
2012 French Open Men’s Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Ä?oković 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5; 3rd straight French title for Nadal
2016 148th Belmont Stakes: Irad Ortiz Jr. aboard Creator wins in 2:28:51
2017 French Open Men’s Tennis: Spaniard Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 6–2, 6–3, 6–1; becomes first man to win French title 10 times
2017 Stanley Cup Final, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN: Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Nashville Predators, 2-0 for 4-2 series win; Penguins back-to-back champions

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