1889 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: William Renshaw wins his 7th Wimbledon singles title; beats twin brother Ernest Renshaw 6-4, 6-1, 3-6, 6-0
1898 Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Red Donahue no-hits Boston Beaneaters, 5-0 at the Baker Bowl
1905 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: May Sutton becomes first American player to win the singles title at Wimbledon; beats Dorothea Chambers 6-3, 6-4
1905 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Home town favourite Laurence Doherty wins his 4th consecutive Wimbledon singles title; beats Norman Brookes of Australia 8-6 6-2 6-4
1909 1st pro baseball game (minor league) played under lights
1911 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Anthony Wilding of New Zealand wins 2nd of 4 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles beating Herbert Roper-Barrett 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-2 ret
1912 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Anthony Wilding makes it 3 straight Wimbledon singles crowns beating Arthur Gore 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
1928 Phillies set record of errorless 25 inning doubleheader
1935 3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
1938 Would be start of England v Australia Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout
1938 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal St George’s GC,: Englishman Reg Whitcombe wins his only major title by 2 strokes from Jimmy Adams of Scotland in treacherous, windy conditions
1941 9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit
1946 Baseball grants $5,000 minimum salary
1947 14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
1949 Monte Irvin & Hank Thompson, 1st black players for New York Giants, 4-3 loss to Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field
1950 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Louise Brough beats fellow American Margaret Osborne duPont 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 for her third straight Wimbledon singles title
1952 19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia
1955 British Open Men’s Golf, St Andrews: Peter Thomson of Australia wins the 2nd of 3 consecutive Open titles, 2 strokes clear of runner-up John Fallon
1957 Baseball Owners re-elect Commissioner Ford Frick
1958 25th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Memorial Stadium, Balt
1960 Fidel Castro ends Havana’s International League team, Sugar Kings move to New Jersey
1961 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: In an all-British final Angela Mortimer wins her 3rd Grand Slam singles title; beats Christine Truman 4–6, 6–4, 7–5
1967 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Billie Jean King beats local favourite Anne Jones 6-3, 6-4 for the 2nd of 3 straight Wimbledon singles titles
1970 SF Giant Jim Ray Hart is 8th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th)
1973 NY Mets are 12½ games back in NL and go on to win pennant
1974 Yank shortstop Jim Mason ties record with 4 doubles in 9 inn game
1980 51st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-2 at Dodger Stadium, LA
1980 All star MVP: Ken Griffey (Cincinnati Reds)
1983 Rudi Koopmans retains European middleweight title
1985 Marge Schott becomes CEO of Cincinnati Red
1990 Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
1990 FIFA World Cup Final, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy: 85th minute penalty by Andreas Brehme gives West Germany, 1-0 win over Argentina
1990 Trailing 7-0, Brewers tie Angels & then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7
1991 Pitts Pirate President Carl Barger becomes 1st President of Florida Marlins
1991 Major league umpire Steve Palermo and former NFL defensive lineman Terence Mann shot trying to help 2 waitresses from being robbed
1992 Florida Marlins unveil their uniform
1995 NHL Draft: Detroit Jr. Red Wings (OHL) defenceman Bryan Berard first pick by Ottawa Senators
1997 68th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Jacobs Field, Cleveland
2001 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Venus Williams wins 3rd career Grand Slam singles title; beats Justine Henin 6-1 3-6 6-0; Henin first Belgian player (male or female) to reach Wimbledon singles final
2006 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Amélie Mauresmo of France wins her 2nd and last Grand Slam singles event; beats Justine Henin-Hardenne 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
2007 US Senior Open Men’s Golf, Whistling Straits: Brad Bryant wins by 3 strokes from Ben Crenshaw
2010 During 1st round of the John Deere Classic, Paul Goydos becomes the 4th, and oldest player in PGA Tour history to shoot 59; round included 12 birdies and 6 pars
2012 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Roger Federer wins 7th Wimbledon and 17th Grand Slam title; beats Andy Murray 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4
2012 US Open Women’s Golf, Blackwolf Run: Na Yeon Choi of South Korea wins her first major championship, 4 strokes ahead of compatriot Amy Yang
2015 The NFL’s Washington Redskins have their trademark vacated on the grounds it may cause offence to native Americans
2017 British Lions tie 15-15 with New Zealand All Blacks in their 3rd rugby match to tie the series
2018 South Korean golfer Sei Young Ki breaks LPGA 72-hole scoring record with 31 under-par 257, also first to better -30, in winning Thornberry Creek Classic
2021 MLB Padres relief pitcher Daniel Camarena gets his first hit, in his second career at bat – a grand slam – against Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer, in San Diego

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