1827 1st US swimming school opens (Boston, Massachusetts)
1866 Cincinnati Baseball club (Red Stockings) forms
1868 All England Lawn Tennis Club is founded as The All England Croquet Club; 1877 name changed to The All England Croquet & Lawn Tennis Club
1902 Dutch Excelsior soccer club is established in Rotterdam (Eerste Divisie winners 1973-4, 78-79, 2005-06)
1921 Edward Gourdin of US sets long jump record at 25′ 2 3/4”
1922 16th Tour de France won by Firmin Lambot of Belgium
1931 France announces it can’t afford to send a team to 1932 LA Olympics
1933 27th Tour de France won by Georges Speicher of France
1938 Australian cricketer Don Bradman scores 103 in 178 mins on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test
1944 Chicago Cubs Bill Nicholson hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
1949 Test Cricket debut of England’s Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days
1955 NY Yankees Bob Cerv and E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1964 Kansas City A’s Bert Campaneris HRs on 1st pitch he sees from Twins’ Jim Kaat, adds a 2nd HR later, also off of Kaat (in Minnesota)
1965 Dick Stuart homers in a major league-record 23rd different park
1966 John Pennel pole vaults record (5.34 m)
1967 54th Tour de France won by Roger Pingeon of France
1974 45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pitts
1975 LA Dodgers W Crawford and Lee Lacy are 5th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1976 42nd NFL Chicago All Star Game: Pittsburgh 24, All Stars 0 (52,895)
1978 US Open Women’s Golf, CC of Indianapolis: Hollis Stacy successfully defends title by 1 stroke from Sally Little and JoAnne Carner
1978 Mayence returns to helps Yankees win their 5th straight game
1978 65th Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France
1984 KC Royals Dan Quisenberry gets his 200th career save
1987 Petra Felke (E Ger) throws javelin 78.89 m (women’s record)
1987 Red Sox waive Bill Buckner, the goat of last year’s World Series
1989 76th Tour de France won by Greg LeMond of USA
1990 Rosie Jones (St Louis), 26, crowned 22nd Miss Black America
1991 Rob Dibble back from 3-game suspension, is ejected for throwing at and hitting Cubs baserunner Doug Dascenzo Cubs win, 8-5
1993 Chris Boardman cycles a world record 1 hour distance of 52.27 km
1993 NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st
1994 Longest baseball rain delay (3:39) as Giants beat Mets 4-2 in NYC
1994 British Senior Open Men’s Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: American Tom Wargo wins by 2 strokes from Bob Charles and Doug Dalziel
1995 Tour de France: Miguel Induráin of Spain wins 5th consecutive Tour, 4′ 35” ahead of Alex Zülle; Laurent Jalabert points winner
1997 Dallas TV Station KXAS settle with Dallas Cowboys Michael Irvin and Erik Williams for reporting false sex assault allegations against them
2006 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Liverpool GC: Tiger Woods wins his 2nd consecutive Open Championship title and 3rd overall; holds off fellow American Chris DiMarco by 2 strokes
2006 93rd Tour de France won by Oscar Pereiro of Spain
2009 Mark Buehrle of the Chicago White Sox becomes the 18th pitcher to throw a perfect game in MLB history, defeating Tampa Bay Rays 5-0
2017 104th Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain, his 4th win
2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup: England beat India by 9 runs in the final at Lords in London
2019 Nike’s Jordan Brand signs 2019 NBA #1 draft pick Zion Williamson to richest multiyear sponsorship deal for a rookie in history; estimated 7 years for $75 million
2021 XXXII Summer Olympic Games officially open at the Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan

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