1913 11th Tour de France won by Philippe Thys of Belgium
1913 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Wimbledon, England: Maurice McLoughlin beats Charles Dixon 8-6, 6-3, 6-2 to give US an unassailable 3-1 lead over the British Isles; US wins, 3-2
1914 Roda JC soccer team forms in Kerkrade
1919 13th Tour de France won by Firmin Lambot of Belgium
1920 Resolute beats Shamrock IV (England) in 14th running of America’s Cup
1920 14th Tour de France: Belgian rider Philippe Thys becomes first to win the race 3 times
1924 VIII Summer Olympic Games close in Paris, France
1927 Mel Ott, 18, hits his 1st league home run (inside the park)
1928 Kent cricket leg-spinner Tich Freeman becomes only bowler ever to take 200 first-class wickets before end of July
1930 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Home team wins 4th straight title as Jean Borotra beats American George Lott 5-7, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, 8-6 for unassailable 3-1 lead; ends 4-1
1930 24th Tour de France: French cyclist André Leducq scores first of 2 Tour victories (1932)
1937 32nd Davis Cup: USA beats Great Britain in Wimbledon (4-1)
1945 Cubs purchase pitcher Hank Borowy from NY Yankees
1946 Boston Red Sox Rudy York hits 2 grand slams in 1 game, gets 10 RBIs
1946 French Championships Men’s Tennis: Marcel Bernard beats Jaroslav Drobný 3-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3
1946 45th Women’s French Championships: Margaret Osborne beats Pauline Betz (1-6, 8-6, 7-5)
1952 Swedish race walker John Mikaelsson makes it back-to-back gold medals in the 10k event at the Helsinki Olympics, having won the corresponding race in London in 1948
1953 Dizzy Dean, Al Simmons ”Chief” Bender, Bobby Wallace, Harry Wright, Ed Barrow, Bill Klem and Tom Connolly inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
1954 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Keller GC: Chick Herbert scores a 4 & 3 win over defending champion Walter Burkemo in the Tuesday final
1956 England cricket spin bowler Jim Laker takes 9-37 in Australia’s 1st innings in 4th Test at Manchester; best return ever in Test cricket; bettered in 2nd innings 10-53
1959 William Shea announces plans to have a baseball team in NYC in 1961
1967 Helmond Sport soccer team forms
1970 Expos beat White Sox 10-6 in the annual Hall of Fame game
1970 L Boudreau, Earle Combs, Ford Frick, and Jesse Haines enter Baseball Hall of Fame
1973 40th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Miami 14, All Stars 3 (54,103)
1973 Walter Blum becomes 6th jockey to ride 4,000 winners
1978 Indians Duane Kuiper is 3rd to hit 2 bases-loaded triples (vs Yanks)
1984 West Indies cricket opening batsman Gordon Greenidge smashes 223 in innings & 64 run win over England in 4th Test at Manchester; Windies lead series, 4-0
1985 Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway becomes first woman to run 10,000m in under 31 minutes; takes world record down to 30:59.42 in Oslo, Norway
1986 24th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Czechoslovakia in Prague Czech (3-0)
1986 73rd Tour de France won by Greg LeMond of USA
1988 Baseball star Tommy John commits record 3 errors on 1 play as Yanks rout Brewers 16-3
1990 Tom Moody scores 100 in 26 mins in county cricket, world record
1992 Astros begins 26-game road trip to make room for Republican National Convention
1992 Japanese swimmer Kyoko Iwasaki wins the 200m breaststroke in Barcelona to become the youngest to win an Olympic gold medal at 14 years-6 days
1993 Detroit Tiger Fryman hits for cycle but loses 12-7 to Yankees
1993 NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
1993 NY Met Anthony Young wins ending his losing streak at 27 games
1996 Bomb explodes at Atlanta Olympic Park, 1 killed, 110 injured
1996 David Sales makes 210 on 1st class cricket debut for Northants v Worcs
1996 Brazilian pair Jackie Silva and Sandra Pires win inaugural women’s beach volleyball gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics
1997 Detroit Tigers retire pitching great Hal Newhouser’s #16
1997 84th Tour de France won by Jan Ullrich of Germany
2008 95th Tour de France won by Carlos Sastre of Spain
2014 101st Tour de France won by Vincenzo Nibali of Italy
2019 American swimmer Caeleb Dressel wins 3 gold medals in one day at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea; 50m freestyle, 100m butterfly and mixed 4×100m freestyle relay (WR 3:19.40)
2021 Triathlete Flora Duffy claims historic first ever Olympic gold medal for Bermuda in the women’s event at the Tokyo Games
2021 Fiji retains Olympic Rugby Sevens title with 27-12 win over New Zealand in Tokyo; only second gold in the country’s Olympic history
2021 Ã?talo Ferreira of Brazil and American Carissa Moore claim inaugural men’s and women’s surfing gold medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games

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