1815 1st flat horse race held at English race track Cheltenham on Nottingham Hill
1876 Baseball’s first official no-hitter: George Bradley of the St Louis Brown Stockings no-hits the Hartford Dark Blues, 2-0
1879 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: John Hartley beats Vere St. Leger Goold 6-2, 6-4, 6-2
1880 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Reigning champion John Hartley beats Herbert Lawford 6-2, 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
1884 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: 4 consecutive Wimbledon titles for William Renshaw; beats Herbert Lawford 6-0, 6-4, 9-7
1902 Indian born England Test batsman K S Ranjitsinhji scores 180 before lunch for Sussex v Surrey in a county cricket match at Hastings; finishes unbeaten on 234
1923 US Open Men’s Golf, Inwood CC: Amateur legend Bobby Jones captures his first career major championship, defeating Bobby Cruickshank by 2 strokes in an 18-hole Sunday playoff
1927 British Open Men’s Golf, St. Andrews: American Bobby Jones retains title; wins wire-to-wire by 6 shots from Fred Robson & Aubrey Boomer
1928 22nd Tour de France: Defending champion Nicolas Frantz of Luxembourg holds yellow jersey from start to finish; his Alcyon team has all 3 podium positions
1932 LPGA Western Open Women’s Golf, Ozaukee CC: Jane Weiller beats June Beebe 5 & 4 for golf’s only major title
1938 Arthur Fagg becomes first batsman in first-class cricket history to score double centuries in both innings of a match; 244 and 202 for Kent v Essex at Colchester
1969 Cincinnati Red Lee May hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
1970 Denmark beats Italy 2-0 in 1st world female soccer championship
1972 British Open Men’s Golf, Muirfield: Lee Trevino claims his second straight Claret Jug; first to successfully defend his title since Arnold Palmer in 1962; wins by 1 stroke from Jack Nicklaus
1975 46th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-3 at County Stadium, Milwaukee
1975 All star MVP: Bill Madlock (Pittsburgh Pirates) & John Matlock (NY Mets)
1978 British Open Men’s Golf, St Andrews: Jack Nicklaus completes 3rd career grand slam; wins by 2 strokes from Ben Crenshaw & Ray Floyd
1979 US Open Women’s Golf, Brooklawn CC: Jerilyn Britz wins her first LPGA Tour event (and only major), 2 shots ahead of runners-up Debbie Massey and Sandra Palmer
1984 US Open Women’s Golf, Salem CC: Hollis Stacy wins her 3rd US title by 1 stroke from Rosie Jones
1986 57th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-2 at Astrodome, Houston
1991 Sandhi Ortiz-DelValle is 1st woman to officiate a men’s pro basketball (USBL) game, game between New Haven Skyhawks and Philadelphia Spirit
1994 NJ Nets Derrek Coleman accused of rape in Detroit
1996 After 2,216 consecutive games at shortstop, Cal Ripkin goes to 3rd
1999 The inaugural game at the Seattle Mariners’ Safeco Field held in Seattle, Washington
2000 World record Rugby attendance of 108,874 see New Zealand beat Australia, 39-35 in Tri Nations match at Stadium Australia, Sydney; 5 tries each with Andrew Mehrtens’ goal kicking (6) the difference
2001 Senior Players Championship Men’s Golf, TPC of Michigan: Allen Doyle wins his 2nd Champions Tour major with par on first extra hole of a playoff with Doug Tewell
2003 74th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-6 at U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago
2007 Copa América Final, Maracaibo, Venezuela: Defending champions Brazil win their 8th title with a 3-0 win over Argentina
2013 18 people are killed and 47 are injured in a riot following a boxing match in Indonesia
2014 85th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Target Field, Minnesota
2019 Tampa Bay catcher Travis d’Arnaud becomes first player in MLB history to hit 3 homers while catching and batting leadoff in the Rays’ 5-4 win over the NY Yankees

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