1884 1st Test Cricket match played at Lord’s
1888 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Lottie Dod retains her title beating Blanche Bingley-Hillyard 6-3, 6-3
1921 Indians (9) & Yankees (7) hit a record 16 doubles
1923 Phillies score 12 in 6th and beat Cubs 17-4
1945 Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia A’s play 24 inning 1-1 tie
1956 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Brooks Lawrence loses after 13 straight wins
1957 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Miami Valley GC: Lionel Hebert wins 2 & 1 from Dow Finsterwald; last time event played under match-play format
1959 Red Sox are last team to use a black player (Pumpsie Green)
1968 55th Tour de France won by Jan Janssen of Netherlands
1970 Clay Kirby has a no-hitter going for 8 inn, but is lifted for a pinch hitter, Reliever Jack Baldschun gives up 3 hits & Padres lose, 3-0
1972 Los Angeles Dodgers release and end career of knuckleball pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm
1974 US Open Women’s Golf, La Grange CC: Sandra Haynie wins by 1 shot from Beth Stone and Carol Mann
1975 NY Met Félix Millán hits 4 singles; erased by Joe Torres 4 double plays
1985 72nd Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France
1991 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Australian 1-2 with Ian Baker-Finch winning his only major championship, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Mike Harwood
1993 Angela Kennedy swims world record 50 m butterfly stroke (26.93)
1995 KC Royals set club-record of 22 singles in 15 innings
1996 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Lytham & St. Annes: American Tom Lehman wins his only major championship by 2 strokes from Mark McCumber and Ernie Els; first American to win at Lytham since Bobby Jones 70 years earlier
1996 83rd Tour de France won by Bjarne Riis of Denmark
1997 NY Yank Mike Whiton held in Milwaukee on charges of sexual assault
2007 New Zealand beats Australia, 26-12 at Eden Park, Auckland to win their 3rd consecutive Tri Nations Rugby Series; flyhalf Dan Carter lands 7 penalties for the All Blacks
2013 100th Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain

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