1912 There are 6 medallists in the Stockholm Olympic pole vault; American Harry Babcock takes gold (3.95m); countrymen Frank Nelson and Marc Wright dead-heat for silver; 3-man dead-heat for bronze
1923 Harry Frazee, sells Red Sox to Ohio businessmen for $1M
1931 NY Giants beat Phillies 23-8
1939 7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York NY Yankee/AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees
1944 12th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
1952 British Golf Men’s Open, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: 3 titles in 4 years for Bobby Locke of South Africa beating Australian Peter Thomson by a stroke
1960 28th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, KC
1961 30th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 in 10 at Candlestick Park, San Francisco
1967 38th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 15 at Anaheim Stadium, CA
1967 All star MVP: Tony Perez (Cincinnati Reds)
1971 Phillies Deron Johnson 3 HRs caps his 4 in a row
1976 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)
1976 US Open Women’s Golf, Rolling Green GC: JoAnne Carner wins in a playoff with Sandra Palmer
1978 49th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at San Diego Stadium
1982 US Senior Open Men’s Golf, Portland GC: Miller Barber wins by 4 strokes from Dan Sykes & Gene Littler; his first of 3 Senior Open titles
1982 FIFA World Cup Final, Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid, Spain: Italy beats West Germany, 3-1 in front of 90,000
1984 55th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Candlestick Park, San Francisco
1984 All star MVP: Gary Carter (Mont Expos) awarded for 2nd time
1986 Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway runs 10,000m in world record 30:13.74
1987 Orioles’ Cal Ripkin becomes 1st to manage 2 sons, as Billy joins Cal
1989 60th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim All star MVP: Bo Jackson (KC Royals)
1989 President Ronald Reagan sportscasts All Star Game
1990 NYC police arrest ”Dartman” (stabbed over 50 women with darts)
1991 Calumet Farm, home to 8 Kentucky Derby winners, files bankruptcy
1993 Mike Smith aboard Sky Beauty wins the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont to clinch thoroughbred racing’s Triple Tiara for fillies
1995 66th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 at Ballpark at Arlington Tx
1995 All star MVP: Jeff Conine (Florida Marlins)
1999 US Senior Open Men’s Golf, Des Moines G & CC: Dave Eichelberger wins by 3 strokes ahead of Ed Dougherty for his lone major title
2000 71st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-3 at Turner Field, Atlanta
2004 Senior Players Championship Men’s Golf, TPC of Michigan: Englishman Mark James wins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from José Maria Cañizares of Spain
2006 77th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-2 at PNC Park, Pittsburgh
2010 FIFA World Cup Final, Soccer City, Johannesburg, South Africa: Andrés Iniesta scores an extra time winner as Spain beats the Netherlands, 1-0 for first World Cup title
2010 US Open Women’s Golf, Oakmont CC: Paula Creamer wins her first major championship, 4 shots ahead of runners-up Na Yeon Choi and Suzann Pettersen
2011 US Open Women’s Golf, The Boardmoor: Ryu So-yeon wins her first major in a playoff with fellow South Korean Hee Hung Seo
2021 UEFA European Championship Final, Wembley Stadium, London: Italy wins first Euro title since 1968, 3-2 on penalties over England after scores locked at 1-1 AET

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