1901 Chicago White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners
1904 NY Highlanders pitcher Jack Chesbro ends string of 30 consecutive complete games in a 5-1 loss to Chicago White Sox at South Side Park, Chicago
1936 First time the Olympic cycling road race is conducted as a mass start event with Frenchmen Robert Charpentier and Guy Lapébie taking gold and silver, and France winning the teams gold medal
1944 Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cincinnati Reds 2-0
1954 Sir Gordon Richards retires as a jockey with record 4,870 wins
1969 Don Sutton breaks his 13-game losing streak to Cubs with a 4-2 win
1971 16 baseball researchers form Society for American Baseball Research
1972 Finnish runner Lasse Virén wraps up the 5,000/10,000m double at the Munich Olympics; runs Olympic record 13:26.42 for the 5k gold medal
1977 Phillies & Expos play a doubleheader that ends at 3:23 AM
1980 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Oak Hill CC: Jack Nicklaus wins 5th and final PGA C’ship by a convincing 7 strokes from Andy Bean
1984 Famous Mary Decker-Zola Budd collision during 3,000m at the LA Olympics; Decker falls, Budd finishes 7th; Maricica Puică of Romania wins
1984 Ian Ferguson of New Zealand wins 2 canoeing gold medals in the one day taking the K-1 500 and K-2 500 (with Paul MacDonald) at the LA Olympics; wins K-4 1000 the next day
1984 Sweden’s Agneta Andersson takes out the women’s canoeing 500m double at the Los Angeles Olympics with wins in the K-1 and K-2 (with Anna Olsson) events
1985 Oakland A’s Dave Kingman is 21st to hit 400 HRs (off Matt Young at Seattle)
1985 Uno Lindstron of Sweden juggles a soccer ball 13.11 miles
1986 Pitcher Bob Forsch grand slams to lead Cards to a 5-4 win over Pirates
1987 Kevin Gross is 2nd pitcher in 8 days to be ejected for scuffing ball
1988 Matt Biondi swims world record 100m free style (48.42 sec)
1989 A’s bat out of order against White Sox in 3rd inning
1989 Australia 0-301 at end of day one, 5th Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
1991 NFL sportscaster Paul Maquire suffers a heart attack at 53
1995 Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly
1996 Yanks lose ending 3rd best home series victory streak at 24
1996 New Zealand beats South Africa, 29-18 in Cape Town to win the inaugural Tri Nations Rugby Series with an unbeaten record; All Blacks flyhalf Andrew Mehrtens lands 5 penalties and 2 conversions
1997 36th Walker Cup: US, 18-6
1997 Anaheim Angels Tony Phillips arrested for purchasing cocaine
2002 New Zealand beats South Africa, 30-23 in Durban to win their fourth Tri Nations Rugby Series; All Blacks score 4 tries to 2
2008 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Oakland Hills CC: Irishman Pádraig Harrington wins his second straight major by 2 shots from Sergio Garcia and Ben Curtis
2008 British cyclist Nicole Cooke wins the road race at the Beijing Olympics; Great Britain’s 200th gold in the modern Olympics
2013 14th Athletics World Championships open at Moscow, Russia
2016 South Korean shooter Jin Jong-oh recovers from 7th place during the final to record an Olympic record 193.7 and win gold in men’s 50m pistol at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics; first shooter to win 3 consecutive Olympic gold medals in one event
2016 18 year old Australian Kyle Chalmers creates huge upset when he swims a junior world record 47.58 to win the blue ribband men’s 100m freestyle gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics
2016 Weightlifter Nijat Rahimov of Kazakhstan sets a world record 214kg in the clean & jerk, and finishes with 379kg overall, to win the gold medal in the men’s 77kg at the Ro de Janeiro Olympics

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