1751 1st international world title prize fight: Jack Stack of England, beats challenger M. Petit of France in 29 mins in England
1874 Major Walter Copton Wingfield patents a portable tennis court
1899 Southern California Golf Association forms
1906 4th Tour de France won by René Pottier of France
1908 St Louis Browns’ future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Rube Waddell strikes out 16 Philadelphia A’s in 5-4 win against his previous team at Sportsman’s Park II, St. Louis
1911 Boston Red Sox Joe Wood no-hits St Louis Browns, 5-0
1924 Paul Runyan wins PGA golf championship
1928 Cleveland Indians score 17 in 1st 2 inns to beat Yanks 24-6 at Dunn Field they also set a record with 24 singles in 1 game
1928 23rd Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (4-1)
1928 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Home team retains title as Henri Cochet beats American Bill Tilden 9-7, 8-6, 6-4 for 3-1 lead; ends 4-1
1934 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Park CC: Paul Runyan wins first of his 2 PGA crowns, defeating Craig Wood in 38 holes
1934 28th Tour de France won by Antonin Magne of France
1935 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Wimbledon: 3rd straight GB title as Pat Hughes & Raymond Tuckey beat Americans Wilmer Allison & John Van Ryn 6-2, 1-6, 6-8, 6-3, 6-3 for unassailable 3-0 lead; ends 5-0
1938 Olympic National Park forms
1940 SV. Urk Dutch soccer team forms
1950 Pee Wee Reese, hits the 3,000th Dodger home run
1951 38th Tour de France won by Hugo Koblet of Switzerland
1956 US Open Women’s Golf, Northland CC: Kathy Cornelius wins her only major title in an 18-hole playoff by 7 strokes over amateur Barbara McIntire
1961 Philadelphia Phillies lose, 4-3 to SF Giants at Connie Mack Stadium; 1st of MLB record 23 straight defeats
1965 Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
1968 Cincinnati Red George Culver no hits Phillies, 6-1
1974 St Louis Card Lou Brock steals his 700th base
1981 Anti-apartheid protesters against the Springbok rugby tour are confronted by police who use batons to stop them marching to South Africa’s Consul in New Zealand
1984 Canadian Open Women’s Golf (du Maurier Classic), St. George’s CC: Juli Inkster wins by 1 from Ayako Okamoto of Japan
1984 American cyclists Alexi Grewal and Connie Carpenter take out the road race double around the streets of Mission Viejo at the LA Olympics
1986 NY jury rules NFL violated antitrust laws, awards USFL $1 in damages
1988 Baltimore trades Mike Boddicker to the Red Sox for Brady Anderson and Curt Schilling
1988 Rick Sutcliffe swipes home, 1st pitcher since Pascual Perez in 1984 to steal home
1989 Javier Sotomayor of Cuba sets high jump record (8’0”) in San Juan
1989 Vince Coleman, record streak stopped at 50 straight stolen bases
1989 White Sox trade Harold Baines to Rangers for Scott Fletcher & Sam Sosa
1990 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
1990 28th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats USSR in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)
1990 Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game
1991 1st Sunday Night game at Shea Stadium (Mets beat Cubs 6-0)
1992 Yevgeni Sadovyi of the Unified Team swims world 400m record (3:45.00) to wrap up 200-400m freestyle double at the Barcelona Olympics
1992 Arkadiusz Skrzypaszek of Poland (5,559 points) beats Hungarian Attila Mizsér by 113 points to win the Pentathlon gold at the Barcelona Olympics; Poland also wins teams gold
1993 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession
1995 Carolina Panthers beat Jacksonville Jaguars in their 1st NFL exhibition game 20-14
2001 British Senior Open Men’s Golf, Royal County Down: Australian Ian Stanley wins in a playoff with Bob Charles of New Zealand
2001 Copa América Final, Estadio El Campín, Bogotá: Defender Iván Córdoba scores winner as home team Columbia edge Mexico, 1-0
2007 94th Tour de France won by Alberto Contador of Spain
2014 Chicago Cubs player John Baker scores the win against the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field in the longest game in Cubs history
2018 Tour de France: Geraint Thomas becomes the first Welshman and only 3rd Briton to win the Tour; beats Dutchman Tom Dumoulin by 1′ 51”; Peter Sagan wins green points jersey
2018 British Senior Open Men’s Golf, St. Andrews: Spaniard Miguel Ã?ngel Jiménez wins by 1 shot from defending champion Bernhard Langer of Germany
2018 Chipper Jones, Alan Trammell, Trevor Hoffman, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Jack Morris are inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY
2021 Australian canoeist Jessicas Fox with 109.96s wins inaugural women’s C-1 slalom gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games
2021 Croatian rowing brothers Martin and Valent Sinković team to win coxless pair gold at the Tokyo Olympics; pair’s second Olympic gold after winning double sculls in 2016

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