1864 Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia: Colonel Sherman makes unsuccessful frontal attack on Confederate defensive lin
1890 Canadian boxer George Dixon becomes first black world champion when he stops English bantamweight champion Edwin ”Nunc” Wallace in 18 rounds in London, England
1891 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Mabel Cahill beats defending champion Ellen Roosevelt 6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
1894 American Annie Londonderry [Annie Kopchovsky] sets out from Boston to become first woman to bicycle around the world (completes journey September 1895)
1898 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Defending champion R.F. Doherty beats younger brother Laurence Doherty 6-3, 6-3, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1
1899 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Blanche Bingley-Hillyard beats Charlotte Cooper 6-2, 6-3
1902 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Newport, RI: Marion Jones wins her second US singles title; beats Elisabeth Moore 6-1, 1-0 when the defending champion is forced to retire
1903 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Elisabeth Moore beats Marion Jones 7-5, 8-6 for her third of 4 US singles titles
1904 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Laurence Doherty wins 3rd consecutive Wimbledon singles crown; beats Frank Riseley for 2nd straight year 6-1, 7-5, 8-6
1908 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Maud Barger-Wallach beats defending champion Evelyn Sears 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 for her lone major title
1909 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman outclasses defending champion Maud Barger-Wallach 6-0, 6-1 for first of 3 straight US singles titles
1931 Ryder Cup Golf, Scioto CC: Walter Hagen captains his 2nd victorious American team; US wins, 9-3
1933 Ryder Cup Golf, Southport & Ainsdale GC: Great Britain wins, 6½-5½; GB’s last Cup victory until 1957
1936 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Liverpool GC: Englishman Alf Padgham wins his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Jimmy Adams of Scotland
1939 Brooklyn Dodgers tie Boston Bees, 2-2 in 23 innings; called on account of darkness after 5 hours 15 minutes
1939 Brilliant West Indies batsman George Headley scores 107 to follow his 106 in the 1st innings in 1st cricket Test v England at Lord’s; England still wins by 8 wickets
1950 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Scioto CC: American Chandler Harper wins his only major title; beats Harry Williams Jr., 4 & 3 in the final
1954 Hungary beats Brazil, 4-2 in the ”Battle of Berne” as FIFA World Cup quarter-final descends into an all-out brawl with 3 players sent-off; fighting continues in dressing rooms after final whistle
1956 Indians trailing Orioles 9-1 come back to win 12-11 in 11 innings
1962 Dutch soccer clubs Rapid JC and Roda Sports merge to form Roda JC Kerkrade; KNVB Cup winners 1996–97, 1999–2000
1963 Phillies Johnny Callison hits for cycle, but Phillie centerfielder Tony Gonzalez’s error ends his record 205 consecutive errorless games
1969 Honduras/El Salvador breaks diplomatic relations due to soccer match
1980 Dodgers’ Jerry Reuss no-hits SF Giants 8-0
1983 Mariners bat out of order against White Sox in 2nd inning
1984 Supreme Court ends NCAA monopoly on college football telecasts
1986 American tennis player Anne White shocks Wimbledon by wearing a white, one-piece, lycra body suit in 1st round match against Pam Shriver; wears regular outfit after rain break
1986 Robby Thompson (SF Giants) sets record, caught stealing 4 times in 1 game
1988 Reds bat out of order against Padres in 1st inning
1990 NBA Draft: Syracuse power forward Derrick Coleman first pick by New Jersey Nets
1992 193rd ranked Andrei Olhovskiy of Russia defeats #1 seed Jim Courier 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the 3rd round at Wimbledon
1992 Dan O’Brien fails on pole vault & eliminated from Olympics decathlon
1993 NY Met pitcher Anthony Young loses record 24th straight game
1998 NHL Draft: Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL) center Vincent Lecavalier first pick by Tampa Bay Lightning
1999 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, DuPont CC: Juli Inkster shoots final round 65 to win by 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Liselotte Neumann; completes career grand slam
1999 Senior Players Championship Men’s Golf, TPC of Michigan: Hale Irwin wins his 5th of 7 Champions Tour major titles by 7 strokes from Australian Graham Marsh
1999 WLAF World Bowl 7, Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf: Frankfurt Galaxy beats Barcelona Dragons, 38-24
2001 NBA Draft: Glynn Academy center Kwame Brown first pick by Washington Wizards
2010 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, Locust Hill CC: American Christie Kerr takes her second major title with a 12 stroke win over Song-Hee Kim of South Korea
2013 NBA Draft: UNLV power forward Anthony Bennett first pick Cleveland Cavaliers
2014 NHL Coyotes franchise changes geographic name from ”Phoenix” to ”Arizona” after change of ownership
2021 Women’s PGA Championship, Atlanta AC: Nelly Korda beats fellow American Lizette Salas by 3 strokes to win her first major title

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