1899 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: R.F. Doherty wins 3rd straight Wimbledon singles championship; beats Arthur Gore 1-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
1906 Hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France)
1910 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Defending champion Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman beats Louise Hammond 6-4, 6-2
1911 US Open Men’s Golf, Chicago GC: 19-year old John McDermott becomes first American born champion; wins in a playoff with Mike Brady and George Simpson
1916 Cleveland Indians experiment with numbers on their jerseys (one game)
1935 Surrey’s former England Test cricket batsman Andy Sandham scores his 100th first class century (103) v Hampshire at Basingstoke
1937 Test cricket debut of Len Hutton v NZ at Lord’s, scores 0 & 1
1938 Cincinnati Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader
1944 Yanks, Dodgers & Giants play unique 6 inn game for War Bonds, each playing successive innings, final score Dodgers-5, Yanks-1 & Giants-0
1945 England win the second Victory test cricket at Bramall Lane by 41 runs
1960 LPGA Western Open Women’s Golf, Beverly CC: Joyce Ziske wins on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff with Barbara Romack
1962 Boston Red Sox Earl Wilson no-hits LA Angels, 2-0
1972 Australian swing bowler Bob Massie takes 16 wickets (8-84 & 8-53) on Test cricket debut in 2nd Test vs England at Lord’s
1976 Washington Senators player Toby Harrah plays an entire doubleheader at shortstop without a single chance in the field
1987 Losing 9-0 to Red Sox, Yanks score 11 in 3rd & win 12-11 in 10 inn
1991 NBA Draft: UNLV power forward Larry Johnson first pick by Charlotte Hornets
1992 UEFA European Championship Final, Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden: In a huge upset Denmark beats Germany, 2-0
1993 NHL Draft: Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL) center Alexandre Daigle first pick by Ottawa Senators
1996 NBA Draft: Georgetown guard Allen Iverson first pick by Philadelphia 76ers
1999 NHL Draft: Long Beach Ice Dogs (IHL) center Patrik Stefan first pick by Atlanta Thrashers
2002 NBA Draft: Shanghai Sharks (China) center Yao Ming first pick by Houston Rockets
2005 US Open Women’s Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Birdie Kim holes out from a greenside bunker on the 72nd hole to win her lone LPGA title, 2 strokes ahead of teenage amateurs Brittany Lang & Morgan Pressel
2008 NBA Draft: Memphis point guard Derrick Rose first pick by Chicago Bulls
2011 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, Locust Hill CC: Yani Tseng of Taiwan scores her 4th major title win by 10 strokes over Morgan Pressel
2014 NBA Draft: Kansas small forward Andrew Wiggins first pick by Cleveland Cavaliers
2015 NHL Draft: Erie Otters (OHL) center Connor McDavid first pick by the Edmonton Oilers
2016 Copa América Final, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ: Defending champions Chile defeat Argentina, 4-2 on penalty kicks; 0–0 after extra time
2017 America’s Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand defeat Oracle Team USA 7-1 in Bermuda, Peter Burling (26) youngest ever helmsman
2021 Largest-ever pile up in the Tour de France caused by a spectator with a sign during Stage 1. Spectator later hunted down and arrested.

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