1892 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Defending champion Mabel Cahill beats Elisabeth Moore 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
1903 NY Yanks & Chicago White Sox end deadlocked game at 6-6 in 18
1903 Boston Beaneater Wiley Piatt is only 20th-century pitcher to lose 2 complete games in one day, falling to Pittsburgh 1-0 & 5-3
1904 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia CC: May Sutton beats defending champion Elisabeth Moore 6-1, 6-2 for her first of 3 major titles
1909 US Open Men’s Golf, Englewood GC: Englishman George Sargent sets a new Open scoring record to win his only major title, 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Tom McNamara
1921 British Open Men’s Golf, St Andrews: former local Jock Hutchison (resident in US) wins his only Open Championship by 9 strokes in a 36-hole playoff over amateur Roger Wethered
1927 WVO soccer team forms in Oosterhout
1932 US Open Men’s Golf, Fresh Meadow CC: Reigning British Open champion Gene Sarazen shoots tournament record final round 66 to beat Bobby Cruikshank and Philip Perkins by 3 strokes
1932 Commencement of India’s 1st cricket Test v England at Lord’s, London (England initially rattled but go on to win)
1934 NY Yank pitcher John Broaca ties record by striking out 5 times
1947 Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello
1948 Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1952 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Big Spring CC: Jim Turnesa wins 1-up over Chick Harbert in the Wednesday final
1957 2nd Rugby League World Cup: New Zealand beats Great Britain 29-21
1960 South Africa beats New Zealand 13-0 in the first rugby test of the series in Johannesburg
1961 Baltimore and California use a record 16 pitchers in a game (8 each) in 14 inns
1963 Famous cricket draw at Lord’s as England hang on against the Windies
1968 Bobby Bonds hits a grand slam in his 1st major league game (San Francisco Giants)
1969 American Pancho González (41) beats Puerto Rican Charlie Pasarell (25) in 5 hour and 12 minute, 112-game marathon at Wimbledon
1976 Texas Ranger Toby Harrah is only shortstop not to handle a fielding chance in doubleheader
1977 8th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats Great Britain 13-12
1978 FIFA World Cup Final, El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Striker Mario Kempes scores 2 goals as Argentina beats the Netherlands, 3-1 after extra time
1983 Cricket World Cup, Lord’s, London: India upsets West Indies by 43 runs to win first title; Mohinder Amarnath 3/12 off 7 overs, Player of the Match
1983 Udo Beyer of East Germany sets record for shot put, 22.22 m
1988 Expos Pitcher Floyd Youmans suspended for 60 days due to drugs
1988 UEFA European Championship Final, Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany: Ruud Gullet & Marco van Basten score as the Netherlands beats Soviet Union, 2-0
1993 NY Islander goalie Billy Smith elected to NHL Hall of Fame
1994 FIFA World Cup: 1,500th goal in Cup’d history scored by Caceres of Argentina
1994 Cleveland Indians 18 game home win streak ends to Yanks 11-6
1997 NHL approves franchises in Nashville, Atlanta, Columbus, and Minnesota-St Paul
1999 NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs beat New York Knicks, 78-77 in Game 5 for first title in franchise history; MVP: Tim Duncan
2000 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, DuPont CC: Juli Inkster goes back-to-back; beats Stefania Croce of Italy on second hole of a sudden-death playoff
2000 WLAF World Bowl 8, Waldstadion, Frankfurt: Rhein Fire beats Scottish Claymores, 13-10
2009 NBA Draft: Oklahoma power forward Blake Griffin first pick by Los Angeles Clippers
2010 NHL Draft: Windsor Spitfires (OHL) left wing Taylor Hall first pick by Edmonton Oilers
2015 NBA Draft: Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns first pick by Minnesota Timberwolves
2018 Oakland pitcher Edwin Jackson takes the mound in a 5-4 win at Detroit; A’s are his 13th MLB club, tying Octavio Dotel’s record
2019 NHL Draft: Barrie Colts (OHL) defenceman Aaron Ekblad first pick by Florida Panthers
2020 Liverpool FC clinches first EPL soccer title in 30 years with 7 games to spare as Chelsea beats second-placed Manchester City, 2-1 at Stamford Bridge
2021 Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola ties Tom Seaver’s 51-year old MLB league record of 10 consecutive strike outs, in 2-1 loss to the Mets in New York

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