1881 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: William Renshaw beats defending champion John Hartley 6-0, 6-1, 6-1 for first of his 7 Wimbledon singles titles
1885 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: 5 straight Wimbledon titles for William Renshaw; for second consecutive year he beats Herbert Lawford 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5
1886 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: William Renshaw beats Herbert Lawford for the 3rd straight year 6-0, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 for his 6th consecutive Wimbledon championship
1895 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats Wilberforce Eaves 4-6, 2-6, 8-6, 6-2, 6-3 for his third Wimbledon singles title
1896 Ed Delahanty becomes 2nd major leaguer to hit 4 HRs in a game as Phillies lose 9-8 to Chicago Colts
1900 Phillies beat Pittsburgh 23-8
1919 Boston Red Sox pitcher Carl Mays walks off mound blaming teammates for lack of support in field
1924 Albin Stenroos wins Olympic marathon (2:41:22.6)
1930 1st-ever football World Cup competition begins in Uruguay
1941 Eddie Mayo (LA-Pacific Coast League), spits in face of umpire Ray Snyder
1943 11th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Shibe Park, Philadelphia
1948 15th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-2 at Sportsman’s Park, St Louis
1954 21st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-9 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
1960 29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York
1963 Future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Early Wynn, wins his 300th and last MLB game at 43
1963 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: Bob Charles of New Zealand wins his only major championship in a 36-hole playoff, 8 strokes ahead of runner-up Phil Rodgers; becomes first left-hander to win a major title
1965 36th MLB All Star Game, Metropolitan Stadium, Minnesota: NL wins, 6-5; MVP: Juan Marichal, SF Giants, P
1972 LA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners
1974 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: South African Gary Player wins his 3rd Open Championship, 4 strokes clear of runner-up Peter Oosterhuis of England
1976 47th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia
1976 All star MVP: George Foster (Cincinnati Reds)
1976 Last day of Test Cricket for English all-rounder Brian Close, aged 45
1980 US Open Women’s Golf, Richland CC: Amy Alcott scores convincing 9 stroke win over runner-up Hollis Stacy
1982 53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal
1982 All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cincinnati Reds)
1984 Sergei Bubka of USSR pole vaults a record 5.89 m
1988 Red Sox replace manager John McNamara with Joe Morgan
1991 Bob Milacki & 3 other Baltimore Oriole pitchers no-hit A’s 2-0
1993 64th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-3 at Camden Yards, Baltimore
1999 70th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Fenway Park, Boston
2001 International Olympic Committee votes to award Beijing the 2008 Summer Olympic Games
2004 75th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-4 at Minute Maid Park, Houston
2010 81st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Angel Stadium, Anaheim
2012 Financially troubled Scottish football club, Rangers, is voted into the third division
2014 US Senior Open Men’s Golf, Oak Tree National: Scotsman Colin Montgomerie wins by 1 stroke after a 3-hole playoff with Gene Sauers
2014 British Open Women’s Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: American Mo Martin wins her first major title, 1 shot ahead of runners-up Shanshan Feng and Suzann Pettersen
2018 Chelsea FC sacks high profile manager Antonio Conte despite winning 2016-17 EPL and 2018 FA Cup, replaced by ex-Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri
2018 Kevin Anderson of South Africa beats American John Isner 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24 in the longest (6 hours 36 mins) semi final in Wimbledon history
2019 After Atlantic League-MLB partnership rule changes, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs’ outfielder Tony Thomas becomes first player in professional baseball history to steal first base in 7-2 win v Lancaster Barnstormers
2021 91st MLB All Star Game, Coors Field, Denver, CO: AL beats NL, 5-2 for their eighth consecutive victory

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