1887 NY Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies 29-1
1888 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Bertha Townsend beats defending champion Ellen Hansell 6-3, 6-5
1889 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Defending champion Bertha Townsend beats Lida Voorhees 7-5, 6-2
1894 Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8
1902 Minor League’s most lopsided baseball game: Corsicana 51; Texarkana 3 Justin Clark of Corsicana, Texas minors hits 8 home runs in 1 game
1909 Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord’s and form the Imperial Cricket Conference.
1912 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Mary Browne beats Eleonora Sears 6-4, 6-2 for her first of 3 straight US singles titles
1920 De Zweef soccer team forms in Nijverdal
1938 1st night game at Brooklyn Ebbets Field (Reds 6, Dodgers 0) as Cincinnati Red Johnny Vander Meer hurls unprecedented 2nd consecutive no-hitter
1948 First night game at Briggs Stadium, Detroit: Tigers beat Philadelphia A’s, 4-1
1953 Browns end Yankees win streak at 18 & Browns 14-game losing streak
1953 NY Yankees first baseman Johnny Mize is 93rd MLB player to get 2,000 hits
1955 The International Olympic Committee votes to award Rome the rights to host the 1960 Summer Olympic Games
1957 US Open Men’s Golf, Inverness Club: Dick Mayer defeats defending champion Cary Middlecoff by 7 strokes in an 18-hole playoff to win his only major title
1957 89th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Gallant Man wins in 2:26.6
1962 Phillies score 10 runs in an inning against Reds en route to 13-8 win
1963 American Leonard ”Buddy” Edelen runs world record marathon (2:14:28) at Polytechnic Marathon (from Windsor to Chiswick, England)
1963 SF Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal no-hits Houston Colt .45s, 1-0
1968 15th Curtis Cup: US wins 10½-7½ at Royal County Down Golf Club (Newcastle, Northern Ireland)
1969 US Open Golf, Champions GC: Orville Moody wins only major title by 1 stroke from Al Geiberger, Bob Rosberg & Dean Beman
1969 Mets help their power needs by adding 1st baseman Donn Clendenon
1976 In a blockbuster MLB trade, NY Yankees send May, Martinez, Pagan, MacGregor & Demsey to Baltimore Orioles for Holtzman, Alexander, Grant Jackson, Elrod Henrick & Jim Freeman
1976 Rain out! Astrodome cancels game heavy rains make it difficult for visiting team and umpires to get through flooded streets to the stadium
1980 Jorge Orta of Cleveland gets 6 hits in a baseball game
1987 Michael Spinks TKOs Gerry Cooney in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1989 Baltimore Orioles pull their 9th triple play (vs Yankees)
1992 Jeff Reardon breaks Rollie Fingers’ save record with #342
1994 New York Giants cut Super Bowl XXI MVP quarterback Phil Simms after 15 years service with the NFL club
2003 US Open Men’s Golf, Olympia Fields CC: American Jim Furyk wins his only major title by 3 from Stephen Leaney of Australia
2004 NBA Finals: Detroit Pistons beat Los Angeles Lakers, 100-87 in Game 5 to complete one of the greatest upsets in NBA history; MVP: Chauncey Billups
2011 Stanley Cup Final, Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC: Boston Bruins defeat Vancouver Canucks, 4-0 for 4-3 series win; Bruins end 39-year Stanley Cup drought
2014 US Open Men’s Golf, Pinehurst Resort: Martin Kaymer of Germany leads wire-to-wire to win his second major title, 8 strokes ahead of runners-up Erik Compton and Rickie Fowler
2014 NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs beat Miami Heat, 104-87 in Game 5 for 5th NBA Championship in franchise history; MVP: Kawhi Leonard
2015 Stanley Cup Final, United Center, Chicago, IL: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-0 for a 4-2 series victory; Blackhawks’ 6th Championship
2018 World Cup: Portugal 3. Spain 3 – Cristiano Renaldo scores hat-trick – 4th player to score in 4 different WC’s – 1st to score in 8 consecutive major tournaments
2019 In a blockbuster NBA trade, the New Orleans Pelicans send forward Anthony Davis to the LA Lakers for Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart & 3 future 1st round draft picks including 2019 #4

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