1897 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: R.F. Doherty beats Harold Mahony 6-4 6-4 6-3 for the first of 4 titles
1899 Spin bowler Jack Hearne takes England cricket’s first Test hat-trick vs Australia in drawn 3rd Test at Headingley; dismisses champion middle order trio Clem Hill, Syd Gregory and Monty Noble
1902 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Laurence Doherty wins his first Wimbledon singles title beating defending champion Arthur Gore 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0
1903 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Ethel Larcombe 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, the first of 7 titles
1903 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats Frank Riseley 7-5, 6-3, 6-0 for his second consecutive title
1908 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Arthur Gore takes his 2nd of 3 Wimbledon titles beating Herbert Roper-Barrett 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4
1910 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: New Zealander Anthony Wilding beats Arthur Gore 6-4, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 for his 1st of 4 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles
1916 US Open Men’s Golf, Minikahda GC: Amateur Chick Evans leads wire-to-wire to set new Open scoring record and win his only Open title, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Jock Hutchison
1933 LPGA Western Open Women’s Golf, Olympia Fields CC: June Beebe beats Jane Weiller, 3 & 2 for golf’s only major title
1934 Detroit radio executive George Richards pays $7,952.08 to buy NFL’s Portsmouth Spartans; moves team to Detroit and rebrands it to ‘Lions’
1948 Cleveland Indians’ future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Lemon no-hits Detroit Tigers, 2-0
1962 US Open Women’s Golf, Dunes Golf & Beach Club: Murle Lindstrom wins her first LPGA Tour victory, 2 strokes ahead of runners-up Ruth Jessen and Jo Ann Prentice
1966 England spin bowler Derek Underwood goes wicketless in his Test cricket debut v West Indies at Nottingham; captures 297 wickets in illustrious 86 Test career
1967 Philadelphia Phillies utility man Cookie Rojas pitches a scoreless 9th inning in 12-3 loss to SF Giants; Rojas had now played all 9 positions since arriving in MLB in 1963
1970 Cincinnati’s Riverfront Stadium opens as the visiting Atlanta Braves beat Reds, 8-2; demolished 2002
1974 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Candiac GC: Carole Jo Skala wins by 3 from JoAnn Carner
1977 Yankee DH Cliff Johnson hit 3 consecutive HRs in Toronto
1978 Future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Larry Doby becomes only the second African-American manager in MLB with the Chicago White Sox
1979 Davona Dale wins the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont to clinch American thoroughbred racing’s Triple Tiara for fillies
1982 New Jersey NHL franchise officially named Devils by fan balloting; legend of the Jersey Devil, a creature that allegedly inhabited the Pine Barrens of South Jersey
1985 US Senior Open Men’s Golf, Edgewood Tahore GC: Miller Barber wins by 4 strokes from Roberto De Vincenzo for back-to-back Senior Open titles
1987 Patrik Sjöberg of Sweden sets a new men’s high jump world record 2.42m (7 ft 11 1â?„4 in) in Stockholm, Sweden
1988 Chicago agrees to build a new stadium so White Sox won’t move to Florida
1992 1st pay bathrooms in US open: 25 cents (NYC)
1993 NBA Draft: Michigan center Chris Webber first pick by Orlando Magic (traded to Golden State)
1994 Giants outfielder Darren Lewis errors after record 392 flawless games
1996 UEFA European Championship Final, Wembley Stadium, London, England: Oliver Bierhoff scores his second goal in extra time as Germany beat Czech Republic, 2-1
1999 NBA Draft: Duke power forward Elton Brand first pick by Chicago Bulls
2013 US Open Women’s Golf, Sebonack GC: Inbee Park of South Korea wins her second US title, 4 strokes ahead of compatriot I.K. Kim
2013 NHL Draft: Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL) center Nathan MacKinnon first pick by Colorado Avalanche
2019 US Open Senior Men’s Golf, Warren GC: Steve Stricker wins his second Champions Tour major of the year by 6 strokes from David Toms and Jerry Kelly
2021 American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes the youngest chess grandmaster ever at 12 years and 4 months, surpassing Sergey Karjakin

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