1906 Yankees turn triple-play, beat Cleveland 6-4
1912 10th Tour de France won by Odile Defraye of Belgium
1928 IX Summer Olympic Games open in Amsterdam, Netherlands
1929 Chicago Cardinals become 1st NFL team to train out of state (Michigan)
1929 24th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)
1929 23rd Tour de France won by Maurice De Waele of Belgium
1929 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Home team wins 3 straight titles as Henri Cochet beats American George Lott 6-1, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 for a 3-2 victory
1931 White Sox score 11 in 8th to beat Yankees 14-12
1933 NFL divides into (2) 5 team divisions
1935 29th Tour de France won by Romain Maes of Belgium
1936 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Wimbledon: 4 straight titles for GB as Fred Perry beats Australian Jack Crawford 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 for a 3-2 victory
1940 Yankee Charlie Keller hits 3 HRs to beat White Sox 10-9
1956 43rd Tour de France won by Roger Walkowiak of France
1957 White Sox’ James Landis struck out 5 times in a game
1972 39th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Dallas 20, All Stars 7 (54,162)
1976 White Sox John Odom (5 inn) & Francisco Barrios (4 inn) no-hits A’s
1978 At Old Timer’s Game it’s announced Martin will again manage Yankees
1979 Dave Kingman becomes 6th to have a 2nd 3 HR game
1984 23rd modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles
1985 L Brock, Enos Slaughter, A Vaughan, & H Wilhelm inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
1989 Braves Dale Murphy, hits 2 3-run HRs in an inning, 14th man to hit 2 HRs in an inning. Also ties record of 6 RBIs in an inning
1989 Cards’ Vince Coleman is caught stealing ends record streak at 50
1991 29th Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Nottingham England (2-1)
1991 Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl in Wembley
1991 Tour de France: Spanish rider Miguel Induráin beats Gianni Bugno of Italy by 3′ 36” for 1st of 5 consecutive Tour wins; Djamolidine Abdoujaparov points winner
1992 Groundbreaking of Fla Marlins 7,500 seat spring training stadium
1994 Baseball players decide to strike on Aug 12, 1994
1994 Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers throws the only perfect game in franchise history, against the California Angels
1996 Americans Karch Kiraly & Kent Steffes win inaugural beach volleyball gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics; Kiraly first to win gold in both indoor and beach events
1996 British Senior Open Men’s Golf, Royal Portrush GC: Defending champion Brian Barnes of Scotland wins by 3 strokes from Bob Charles and David Oakley
2012 Ye Shiwen of China sets world record in the women’s 400m individual medley (4:28.43) to take the gold medal at the London Olympics
2019 Evian Championship Women’s Golf, Evian Resort GC: South Korean Ko Jin-young wins her second major title of the season by 2 strokes from Shanshan Feng, Jennifer Kupcho and Kim Hyo-joo
2019 106th Tour de France: 22 year old Egan Bernal becomes first ever Colombian and Latin American winner; Points champion: Peter Sagan of Slovakia
2021 Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus claims Olympic double by winning women’s 200m freestyle in OR 1:53.50 in Tokyo; she had beaten American superstar Katie Ledecki in 400m 2 days earlier
2021 Japanese swimmer Yui Ohashi wins women’s individual medley double with victory in 200m at the Tokyo Olympics; 3 days earlier she won the 400m IM gold medal
2021 19 year old gymnast Daiki Hashimoto of Japan becomes youngest Olympic men’s artistic individual all-around champion in history at the Tokyo Games

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