1914 12th Tour de France won by Philippe Thys of Belgium
1928 In only his second and final defence of his world heavyweight boxing title, Gene Tunney scores an 11-round TKO win over Tom Heeney at Yankee Stadium, NYC
1928 Yanks score 11 runs in 12th beating Tigers 12-1
1931 LPGA Western Open Women’s Golf, Midlothian CC: June Beebe beats Mrs. Melvin Jones, 3 & 2 for golf’s only major title
1931 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Henri Cochet beats Fred Perry 6-4, 1-6, 9-7, 6-3 to give France 3-2 win over Great Britain and 5th straight title
1931 25th Tour de France won by Antonin Magne of France
1939 Yankee catcher Bill Dickey hits 3 consecutive HRs
1947 46th Men’s French Championships: Jozsef Asboth beats Eric Sturgess (8-6, 7-5, 6-4)
1947 46th Women’s French Championships: Patricia Todd beats Doris Hart (6-3, 3-6, 6-4)
1950 Dodgers’ Jim Russell is 1st to switch-hits HRs twice in a game
1953 Tour de France: Louison Bobet of France wins first of 3 consecutive Tour general classification events
1955 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Meadowbrook CC: Doug Ford scores a 4 & 3 win over Cary Middlecoff in the Tuesday final; first of 2 majors (Masters 1957)
1955 Last day as Test Cricket umpire for Frank Chester
1957 Mickey Mantle hits career HR # 200
1959 Chicago White Sox Larry Doby plays final MLB game; retires in 1962 after playing for the Chunichi Dragons in Japan
1967 Twins beat Yanks 3-2 in 18
1978 Johnny Bench hits his 300th career home run
1987 Catfish Hunter Billy Williams and Ray Dandridge inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame
1987 74th Tour de France won by Stephen Roche of Ireland
1990 US beats Soviet Union 17-0 in baseball at Goodwill Games
1991 CFL assumes ownership of Ottawa Rough Riders
1991 Expo’s Mark Gardner no hits Dodgers for 9 innings, but loses in 10th
1992 Tour de France: Miguel Induráin of Spain defends his title by 4′ 35” from Italian Claudio Chiappucci; Laurent Jalabert points winner
1998 US Senior Open Men’s Golf, Riviera CC: Hale Irwin wins by 1 stroke ahead of Vicente Fernández of Argentina
2009 96th Tour de France won by Alberto Contador of Spain
2009 British Senior Open Men’s Golf, Sunningdale: American Loren Roberts wins his second Open Senior title in a playoff with Mark McNulty and Fred Funk
2015 102nd Tour de France won by Chris Froome of Great Britain
2019 Australian cricket captain Meg Lanning records T20 International world record individual score of 133 off 63 balls in 93-run win against England at Chelmsford; Southern Stars clinch Women’s Ashes
2021 Dominant British breaststroke swimmer Adam Peaty successfully defends his 100m title at the Tokyo Olympics beating Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands and Italian Nicolò Martinenghi
2021 Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz makes history becoming the first athlete from the Philippines to win gold at the Olympics in the 55kg class at the Tokyo Games

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