1875 9th Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard Calvin wins in 2:42.25
1880 Worcester Ruby Legs pitcher Lee Richmond throws first perfect game in MLB history in 1-0 win over Cleveland Blues at the Agricultural County Fair Grounds, Worcester
1894 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal St George’s GC: J.H. Taylor wins first Open played outside Scotland; beats Douglas Rolland by 5 strokes
1896 England cricket spin bowler Jack Hearne sets record for earliest date taking 100 first-class wickets in a season when he captures 9-73 for the MCC in an innings & 18 run drubbing of Australia at Lord’s
1907 Yanks commit 11 errors & lose 14-6 to Tigers
1910 Dutch soccer club PEC forms in Zwolle; renamed FC Zwolle in 1990 and back to PEC Zwolle in 2012
1916 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Defending champion Molla Bjurstedt outclasses Louise Hammond Raymond 6-0, 6-1
1920 52nd Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o’ War wins in 2:14.2
1922 St Louis Cardinals make MLB record 10 straight hits in 6th inning of a 14-8 win over the Phillies at the Baker Bowl, Philadelphia
1926 58th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard Crusader wins in 2:32.2
1930 German boxer Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey by disqualification in 4 rounds in NYC for vacant NBA, NYSAC, The Ring and lineal heavyweight titles; first time title won on a foul
1936 LPGA Western Open Women’s Golf, Topeka CC: Opal Hill scores a 3 & 2 win over Mrs. Charkes Dennehy to claim her second consecutive major title
1939 Baseball Hall of Fame is dedicated in Cooperstown, New York
1947 British Amateur Women’s Golf, Gullane GC: Babe Didrikson becomes first American to win event; beats England’s Jacqueline Gordon 5 & 4
1954 86th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard High Gun wins in 2:30.8
1954 Milwaukee Braves spot starting pitcher Jim Wilson throws first no-hitter in history of County Stadium when he blanks Philadelphia Phillies, 2-0
1965 Morio Shigematsu of Japan runs world record marathon (2:12:00) in the Polytechnic Marathon in London, England
1967 Washington Senators beat Chicago White Sox, 6-5 in 22 innings at D.C. Stadium
1970 Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Doc Ellis no-hits the Padres, 2-0 at San Diego Stadium
1973 New Zealand all-rounder Bevan Congdon scores 176 as Kiwis chase 479 in 1st Test v England at Nottingham; tourists just miss out, dismissed for 440
1973 Yanks trade wife swapper Mike Kekich for Lowell Palmer
1981 Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike
1983 Winston Davis takes 7-51 in Cricket World Cup match v Australia
1983 Senior Tournament Players Championship Men’s Golf, Canterbury GC: Miller Barber inaugural champion by 1 stroke from Gene Littler
1984 38th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3, to win the championship title
1988 Senior Tournament Players Championship Men’s Golf, TPC of Sawgrass: Billy Casper wins final career major title by 2 strokes from Al Geiberger
1990 Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite the Netherlands 1-1 in World Cup game
1990 NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning
1997 1st ever baseball inter-league game SF Giants beat Texas Rangers 4-3
2004 WLAF World Bowl 12, Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen: Berlin Thunder beats Frankfurt Galaxy, 30-24
2009 Stanley Cup Final, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI: Pittsburgh Penguins edge Detroit Red Wings, 2-1 for a 4-3 series win; Penguins 3rd Championship
2011 NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks beat Miami Heat, 105-95 in Game 6 for first title in franchise history; MVP: Dirk Nowitzki
2016 Stanley Cup Final, SAP Center, San Jose, CA: Pittsburgh Penguins defeat San Jose Sharks, 3-1 for a 4-2 series victory; Penguins 4th title
2017 NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors beat defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120 in Game 5 to win series, 4-1; first time same teams had met for third consecutive year; MVP: Kevin Durant
2017 MLB Draft: JSerra Catholic HS, CA shortstop Royce Lewis first pick by Minnesota Twins
2019 Stanley Cup Final, TD Garden, Boston, MA: St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins, 4-1 for a 4-3 series victory; first title in franchise history
2021 French Open Women’s Tennis: Czech doubles specialist Barbora KrejÄ?íková wins her first major singles title 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia
2021 Danish star soccer midfielder Christian Eriksen suffers an on-field cardiac arrest during Euro 2020 game with Finland in Copenhagen; revived with a defibrillator; game controversially restarts with 1-0 Finland win

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