1896 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Elisabeth Moore beats defending champion Juliette Atkinson 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
1910 US Open Men’s Golf, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Alex Smith of Scotland wins an 18-hole playoff over younger brother Macdonald Smith and John McDermott to win his 2nd Open title
1912 NY Giants lead Bost Braves 14-2 into 9th, Giants win 21-12
1913 3 of 1st 4 Yankees hit-by-pitch en route to a record 6 hit batsman
1914 46th Belmont: Merritt Buxton aboard Luke McLuke wins in 2:20
1919 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman beats Marion Zinderstein 6-1, 6-2 for her 4th US singles title
1920 Yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed
1951 Cleveland Indian Bobby Avila hits 3 HRs, double & single vs Red Sox
1964 US Open Men’s Golf, Congressional CC: Ken Venturi wins his only major title, 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Tommy Jacobs
1967 Phillies Larry Jackson beats NY Mets for 18th straight time
1968 Jim Hines becomes 1st person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds
1973 Chicago’s Cy Acosta is 1st AL pitcher to bat since DH rule (strikeout)
1973 SF Giants Bobby Bonds sets NL record with 22 lead off HRs
1976 US Open Men’s Golf, Atlanta AC: Tour rookie Jerry Pate wins his only major title, 2 strokes ahead of runners-up Al Geiberger and Tom Weiskopf
1976 UEFA European Championship Final, Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Czechoslovakia upsets West Germany, 5-3 on penalties following 2-2 draw a.e.t
1978 1st 6 teams of Women’s Pro Basketball League (WBL) granted-Iowa, NJ, Milwaukee, Chicago, Minnesota & Dayton
1980 California Angels Freddie Patek, hits 3 HRs & double to beat Red Sox 20-2
1983 New York Yankees 5-time MLB All Star outfielder Bobby Murcer retires
1984 Oakland A’s Dave Kingman hits his 3rd grand slam & 14th lifetime
1987 1st Rugby World Cup Final, Eden Park, Auckland: New Zealand fly-half Grant Fox lands 4 penalties, a conversion and drop goal as the All Blacks beat France, 29-9
1988 NYC WABC-AM becomes flagship radio station of NJ Devils
1992 Kelly Saunders is 2nd female baseball PA announcer (Baltimore Orioles)
1992 NHL Draft: ZPS Zlin (Czechoslovakia) defenceman Roman Hamrlik first pick by Tampa Bay Lightning
1999 US Open Men’s Golf, Pinehurst CC: Payne Stewart wins his 2nd Open title by 1 stroke from Phil Mickelson
2006 NBA Finals: Miami Heat beat Dallas Mavericks, 95-92 in Game 6 for first title in franchise history; MVP: Dwyane Wade
2010 US Open Men’s Golf, Pebble Beach GL: Irishman Graeme McDowell wins his first major title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Grégory Havret of France
2018 FIFA World Cup: Portugal superstar Cristiano Renaldo heads a goal against Morocco to become the all-time leading European goalscorer (85) in international competition
2019 NBA Draft: Duke power forward Zion Williamson first pick by New Orleans Pelicans
2020 152nd Belmont Stakes: Tiz the Law with Manuel Franco aboard becomes first New York-bred winner of the event since 1882
2021 US Open Men’s Golf, Torrey Pines GC: Jon Rahm beats Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa by 1 stroke to become first Spaniard to win the event

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