1883 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: William Renshaw wins third straight Wimbledon title; beats twin brother Ernest Renshaw 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
1888 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: 3-time runner-up Ernest Renshaw wins his lone major title; beats defending champion Herbert Lawford 6-3, 7-5, 6-0
1895 Lancashire batsman Archie MacLaren scores the first-ever quadruple-hundred (424) in first-class cricket against Somerset at Taunton
1896 Indian born K S Ranjitsinhji debuts for England v Australia in 2nd Test at Old Trafford; first Indian to play Test cricket
1902 John McGraw officially becomes manager of MLB New York Giants; 30 year tenure begins (1902-32)
1920 15th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in Auckland (5-0)
1924 NY Giants George Kelly is 1st to hit HRs in 6 cons games
1936 NY Giants are 10½ games back in NL, & go on to win pennant
1944 Dodgers score 8 unearned runs against Braves to win 8-5 & break their 16-game losing streak, they will lose another 5 in a row
1945 Australian Services win 3rd Victory Test Cricket by 4 wickets
1947 Bobo Newsom wins 200th game, 1st as a Yankee & Yanks 18th straight In nightcap Vic Rashi extends streak to 19
1950 FIFA World Cup Final, Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Alcides Ghiggia scores a 79th minute winner as Uruguay beats Brazil, 2-1
1955 Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina clinches his third Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by finishing 2nd to fellow Mercedes driver Sterling Moss in the British Grand Prix at Aintree
1956 Detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million
1960 205,000 (record sports attend) see Brazil-Uruguay World Cup soccer
1961 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27′ 2”
1985 56th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-1 at Humphrey Metrodome, Minn
1985 All star MVP: LaMarr Hoyt (San Diego Padres)
1988 Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets women’s heptathlete record of 7,215 pts
1993 SF outfielder Darren Lewis sets record of 267 consecutive errorless games
1994 Baseball Night in America premieres (no Saturday day games)
1994 Shreveport Pirates lose first CFL home game, 35-34 to the Toronto Argonauts at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana
2006 14th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Annika Sörenstam win
2006 Senior Players Championship Men’s Golf, TPC of Michigan: Bobby Wadkins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from Jim Thorpe
2008 79th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Yankee Stadium, New York
2013 84th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-0 at Citi Field, New York
2017 US Open Women’s Golf, Trump National GC: Park Sung-hyun wins by 2 shots from fellow South Korean Choi Hye-jin

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