1874 8th Belmont: G Barbee aboard Saxon wins in 2:39.5
1889 23rd Belmont: W Hayward aboard Eric wins in 2:47.25
1890 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Ellen Roosevelt beats defending champion Bertha Townsend 6-2, 6-2
1895 Emile Levassor wins the first automobile race in history the Paris-Bordeaux-Paris, taking 48 hours and 48 minutes (1,178 km)
1895 British Open Men’s Golf, St Andrews: Englishman J.H. Taylor retains title; beats Sandy Herd of Scotland by 4 shots
1905 New York Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Christy Mathewson throws his 2nd no-hitter, beating Chicago Cubs, 1-0 at West Side Grounds, Chicago
1913 45th Belmont: Roscoe Troxler aboard Prince Eugene wins in 2:18
1913 Yanks win 13th game of year after losing 36 games
1914 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Mary Browne wins her 3rd consecutive US title beating fellow American Marie Wagner 6–2, 1–6, 6–1; event moves to Forest Hills 1915
1915 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: American based Norwegian Molla Bjurstedt beats Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 for her first of 4 straight US singes titles
1918 Phillies and Cards tie 8-8 in 19 innings
1921 Yanks’ pitcher Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs beating Tigers 11-8
1924 Yanks win by forfeit over Tigers, their 3rd forfeit win
1925 American William DeHart Hubbard sets men’s long jump world record at 7.89m (25 ft 10 3â?„4 in) in Chicago, Illinois
1925 57th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard American Flag wins in 2:16.8
1925 Charles Jenkins demonstrates the transmission of synchronized pictures and sound (early television)
1931 63rd Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Twenty Grand wins in 2:29.6
1935 10-to-1 underdog James J Braddock upsets defending champion Max Baer in a 15 round unanimous points decision at Madison Square Garden, NYC for the world heavyweight boxing title
1938 Great Cricket innings of 232 by Stan McCabe v England at Trent Bridge
1945 Heerjansdam soccer team forms
1947 1st night game at Fenway Park (Red Sox 5, White Sox 3)
1953 85th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 2:28.6
1955 Mercedes racing car kills 77 at Le Mans, France
1956 1st European Cup Final, Paris: Héctor Rial scores twice as Real Madrid beats Stade de Reims, 4-3 to claim inaugural title
1959 91st Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Sword Dancer wins in 2:28.6
1964 Basil Heatley runs world record marathon (2:13:55)
1965 LPGA Western Open Women’s Golf, Beverly CC: Susie Maxwell wins by 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Marlene Hagge
1973 Garvey, Lopes, Cey & Russell play together for 1st time, set record of staying together as an infield for 8½ years (LA Dodgers)
1976 French Open Women’s Tennis: Sue Barker of England claims her lone major singles title; beats Renáta Tomanová of Czechoslovakia 6-2, 0-6, 6-2
1982 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Jan Stephenson of Australia wins by 2 strokes from JoAnne Carner
1987 Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel & Anne Knabe complete cycling journey of 15,266 mi from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Argentina
1988 45th time opposing pitchers hit HRs, Mark Davis (Padres)/Mike Krukow
1988 Boston Red Sox are 10 games back in AL, & go on to win AL East
1989 43rd NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons sweeps LA Lakers in 4 games
1991 A spectator is killed by lightning at US Open Golf tournament
1991 NHL owners present contract to players (leads to Apr 1, 1992 strike)
1991 The National, 1st all-sports daily newspaper, ceases publication
1994 Chicago Cub 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg, retires due to poor play, he forfeits $15.7 million of his $25 million contract
1995 New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4-2 for a 4-2 series win; qualify for their first Stanley Cup Finals Series (beat Detroit Red Wings, 4-0)
1995 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
1997 51st NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Utah Jazz 4, games to 2
2014 Stanley Cup Final, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: LA Kings edge New York Rangers, 3-2 in double OT for a 4-1 series win; second Championship in LA franchise history
2017 Warriors win 2nd NBA title in 3 years over the Cavaliers (129-120)
2018 FIFA Congress votes to award 2026 World Cup to joint bid by US, Canada & Mexico
2018 The Spanish Football Association sacks coach Julen Lopetegui just 2 days out from first World Cup game after he agreed to manage Real Madrid
2019 NBA Finals: Toronto Raptors beat defending champion Golden State Warriors, 114-110 to win franchise’s first Championship; last game at Oracle Arena, Oakland; MVP: Kawhi Leonard

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