1859 Underarm slow right arm bowler V E Walker takes 10-74 in 1st innings for an All-England Cricket XI v Surrey CCC at The Oval in London
1865 Underarm slow right arm bowler V E Walker takes 10-104 in an innings for Middlesex v Lancashire in a county cricket match at Old Trafford, Manchester
1912 V Summer (Modern) Olympic Games close in Stockholm, Sweden
1923 17th Tour de France won by Henri Pelissier of France
1926 Cincinnati Reds right fielder Curt Walker ties National League record of 2 triples in an inning in a 13-1 rout of the Boston Braves
1936 Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Johnny Moore hits 3 straight home runs in a 16-4 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates
1955 Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-3 to complete a team record 11-game winning streak; longest win-streak since 1892
1962 Chicago White Sox outfielder Floyd Robinson goes 6 for 6 (all singles) as WS defeat Boston Red Sox, 7-3 at Fenway Park
1967 Atlanta Braves establish MLB record for number of pitchers called upon in one inning; 5 used in 9th inning of 5-4 defeat to St. Louis Cardinals
1973 US Open Women’s Golf, CC of Rochester: Susie Maxwell Berning wins by 5 from Gloria Ehret & Shelley Hamlin for her third national title
1973 60th Tour de France won by Luis Ocana of Spain
1979 66th Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France
1983 MLB California Angels outfielder Brian Downing’s error ends his record streak at 244 games
1984 71st Tour de France won by Laurent Fignon of France
1990 77th Tour de France won by Greg LeMond of USA
1994 Mariners play Red Sox as home team at Fenway, as Kingdome is repaired
2001 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes: David Duval wins his only major title by 3 shots from Niclas Fasth of Sweden
2007 British Open Men’s Golf, Carnoustie: Irishman Pádraig Harrington beats Sergio García of Spain by 1 in a 4-hole aggregate playoff to claim his first major championship; first Irishman to win the Open in 60 years
2012 99th Tour de France won by Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain
2012 Hashim Amla smashes 311 not out in South Africa’s inning and 12 run 1st Test win over England at The Oval; first South African to score a triple-century in Test cricket
2017 South African golfer Branden Grace records lowest round for a men’s major championship – 62 in 3rd round at British Open, Royal Birkdale, England
2018 British Open Men’s Golf, Carnoustie: Francesco Molinari holds off a pack of players including favourites Rory McIlroy & Justin Rose to win by 2; first Italian to win a major title
2018 Seattle basketball guard Sue Bird plays record 500th WNBA game as Storm go down 87-74 to the Atlanta Dream; finishes career on 508 games for Seattle
2019 NFL Dallas Cowboys named most valuable sports team in the world worth $5 billion, MLB New York Yankees 2nd at $4.6 billion, Real Madrid 3rd with $4.2 billion according to Forbes

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