1860 Olympics beat St. George, 25-17 at St. Georges Cricket Grounds, Philadelphia in first baseball game played in enclosed field
1893 For only time in history of US Tennis championships, an event is held off the Eastern seaboard. Men’s double championship in Chicago
1904 2nd Tour de France won by Henri Cornet of France
1905 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Wimbledon: Laurence Doherty & Reggie Doherty beat Holcombe Ward & Beals Wright 8-10, 6-2, 6-2, 4-6, 8-6 to give British Isles an unassailable 3-0 lead over US (ends 5-0)
1908 American Johnny Hayes wins London Olympic marathon in Games record 2:55:18.4 after Dorando Pietri of Italy disqualified for receiving assistance before the finish line
1909 Brooklyn Superbas pitcher Nap Rucker strikes out 16 Pittsburgh Pirates in a 1-0 victory at Washington Park, Brooklyn
1921 15th Tour de France won by Leon Scieur of Belgium
1946 9 Spokane baseball players (Western League) die in a bus crash
1949 Indian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5
1949 36th Tour de France won by Fausto Coppi of Italy
1952 Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record 5K (14:06.6)
1956 Dodgers lose to the Reds, 2-1, playing in Jersey City’s Roosevelt Stadium
1956 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Blue Hill CC: Masters champion Jack Burke Jr. wins his second major championship of the season, 3 & 2 over Ted Kroll
1958 Test Cricket debuts against NZ for Dexter, Illingworth & Subba Row
1960 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Firestone CC: Jay Hebert wins his only major title by 1 stroke from Australian Jim Ferrier
1966 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Firestone CC: American Al Geiberger wins his only major title by 4 shots from Dudley Wysong
1967 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Columbine CC: Don January wins his only major title in 18-hole playoff with Don Messengale (69-71)
1967 Race riots in Detroit force postponement of Tigers-Orioles game
1970 International Lawn Tennis Association institutes 9 point tie break rule
1973 44th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Royals Stadium, Kansas City
1973 All Star MVP: Bobby Bonds (SF Giants)
1977 64th Tour de France won by Bernard Thevenet of France
1978 Pete Rose ties NL hitting streak of 37 games
1983 21st Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats Germany in Zurich Switzerland (2-1)
1983 70th Tour de France won by Laurent Fignon of France
1988 US and Jamaica play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1988 75th Tour de France won by Pedro Delgado of Spain
1993 Met Vince Coleman injures 3 when he throws cherry bomb at Dodger fans
1993 NY Met Anthony Young loses record 27th straight
1994 32nd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
1994 US Open Women’s Golf, Indianwood G & CC: Patty Sheehan wins her second title in 3 years, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Tammie Green; 5th of her 6 major titles
1994 Tour de France: Miguel Induráin of Spain wins 4th consecutive Tour, 5′ 39” ahead of Piotr Ugrumov; Djamolidine Abdoujaparov points winner
1994 Federation Cup Women’s Tennis, Frankfurt, Germany: Spain retains title with 3-0 win over US; Arantxa Sánchez Vicario clinches victory with 6-2, 6-1 win over Lindsay Davenport
2011 98th Tour de France won by Cadel Evans of Australia; first and only Australian to win the event
2011 British Senior Open Men’s Golf, Walton Heath: Russ Cochran wins by 2 shots from fellow American Mark Calcavecchia
2011 Copa América Final, River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires: Diego Forlán scores twice as Uruguay beats Paraguay, 3–0 to earn their 15th title
2016 103rd Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain

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