1874 Game of lawn tennis introduced
1889 Louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss
1918 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Molla Bjurstedt beats Eleanor Goss 6-4, 6-3 for her 4th consecutive US singles title
1926 Cardinals pick up 39-year-old Grover Alexander on waivers from Cubs
1929 Mel Ott (Giants) homers off Leo Sweetland (Phillies) in doubleheader
1938 Joe Louis scores a stunning 1st round KO of German Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium, NYC to retain his world heavyweight boxing title
1944 Longest shut out in Phillies history, Phils beat Braves 1-0 in 15 inn
1946 Alec Bedser takes 7-49 v India on 1st day of his 1st Test cricket
1958 Game in KC between A’s & Red Sox delayed 29 minutes due to tornado
1958 LPGA Western Open Women’s Golf, Kahkwa CC: Patty Berg wins back-to-back WO titles; beats runner-up Beverly Hanson by 4 strokes
1965 Freddie Trueman ends his Test cricket career, v NZ at Lord’s
1976 SD Padre pitcher Randy Jones ties record of 68 innings without a walk
1980 UEFA European Championship Final, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy: Horst Hrubesch scores a double as Germany beats Belgium, 2-1
1980 American golfer Don January beats Mike Souchak by 2 strokes to win the Atlantic City Senior International in Northfield, New Jersey; inaugural tournament of the Senior PGA Tour
1983 NHL institutes a 5 minute sudden death overtime period
1984 Carl Pohlad becomes CEO of Minnesota Twins
1986 Senior Tournament Players Championship Men’s Golf, Canterbury GC: Chi Chi Rodriguez wins his first career major title by 2 strokes from Bruce Crampton of Australia
1990 MLB Atlanta Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with GM Bobby Cox
1990 Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns
1993 NY Met Anthony Young ties record of 23rd straight lose
1994 FIFA World Cup: USA beats Colombia 2-1 in round match at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, 1st WC win since 1950
1996 29th Curtis Cup: Great Britain & Ireland wins 11-6
1996 Saurav Ganguly scores 131 at Lord’s on Test cricket debut
1996 NHL Draft: Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) defenceman Chris Phillips first pick by Ottawa Senators
1997 WLAF World Bowl 5, Olympic Stadium, Barcelona: Barcelona Dragons beat Rhein Fire, 38-24
2002 WLAF World Bowl 10, Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf: Berlin Thunder beats Rhein Fire, 26-20
2012 NHL Draft: Sarnia Sting (OHL) right wing Nail Yakupov first pick by Edmonton Oilers
2014 US Open Women’s Golf, Pinehurst Resort: Michelle Wie wins by 2 shots from Stacy Lewis for her first major title
2016 NHL owners meeting unanimously approves the Las Vegas expansion bid to start play in the 2017-18 season.
2017 NBA Draft: Washington point guard Markelle Fultz first pick by Philadelphia 76ers
2018 NHL Draft: Frolunda HC (SHL) defenceman Rasmus Dahlin first pick by Buffalo Sabres

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