1882 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Defending champion William Renshaw beats twin brother Ernest Renshaw 6-1, 2-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
1885 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Defending champion Maud Watson defeats Blanche Bingley 6–1, 7–5
1886 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Blanche Bingley defeats 2-time defending champion Maud Watson 6–3, 6-3
1893 Arthur Shrewsbury is 1st to score 1,000 runs in Test Cricket
1893 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Joshua Pim wins his first of 2 straight Wimbledon titles beating defending champion Wilfred Baddeley 3-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-2
1894 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Blanche Bingley-Hillyard beats Edith Austin 6-1 6-1 for her 3rd of 6 Wimbledon singles titles
1894 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Joshua Pim retains his title beating 2-time champion Wilfred Baddeley 10-8, 6-2, 8-6
1902 Orioles forfeit to St Louis having only 5 players available to play they then forfeit their franchise back to the AL
1918 Longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings
1919 Yanks 21 hits, Browns 17 hits Browns win 7-6 in 17, on squeeze play
1924 St Louis Card Jesse Haines no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0
1927 21st Tour de France: Nicolas Frantz of Luxembourg claims first of 2 consecutive titles by 1h 48′ 21” from Belgian Maurice De Waele
1954 1st major league game where majority of team is black (Dodgers)
1960 47th Tour de France won by Gastone Nencini of Italy
1963 Telstar soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
1974 Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
1976 21st modern Olympic games opens in Montreal: 25 African teams (later rising to 33 nations) boycott the games due to New Zealand playing rugby in apartheid South Africa
1979 50th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-6 at Kingdome, Seattle
1979 All star MVP: Dave Parker (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1990 Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0
1993 Graeme Obree breaks the world hour cycling record, riding 51.596km on Old Faithful at the Hamar velodrome in Norway [1]
1994 FIFA World Cup Final, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA: Brazil beats Italy 3-2 on penalties; 0-0 after extra time
2005 Canadian Open Women’s Golf, Glen Arbour GC: South Korean Meena Lee wins by 1 from Australian Katherine Hull
2016 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Troon GC: Sweden’s Henrik Stenson becomes first Scandinavian man to win a major title; shoots final round 63 for record 20-under par 264; wins by 3 from Phil Mickelson
2018 Bloomberg estimates NFL made $14 billion in revenue in 2017, distributing a record $8.1 billion to the league’s 32 teams, $255m each
2018 Australian basketball center Liz Cambage scores 53 points as the Dallas Wings beat the NY Liberty 104-87 to set new WNBA single game scoring record
2018 89th MLB All Star Game, Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.: AL beats NL 8-6, the teams combining for a record 10 home runs accounting for 13 of the 14 total runs

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