1904 Boston’s Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 6-0
1920 New York Yankees cancel game with Cleveland Indians in memory of Ray Chapman who dies after being hit by a pitch the previous day
1938 Henry Armstrong wins his 3rd concurrent boxing championship
1944 Yanks Johnny Lindell ties record with 4 consecutive doubles in a game
1948 Phillies commit 8 errors in a baseball game for the 2nd time
1950 Pee Wee Reese (Dodgers) & Sam Calderone (Giants) hit inside park HRs
1951 18th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 33, All-Stars 0 (92,180)
1963 Jim Hickman becomes 1st NY Met to hit for cycle
1964 Boycott scores his 1st Test Cricket century, 113 v Aust at the Oval
1969 NY Jets beat NY Giants, 37-14 in their first meeting (pre-season)
1973 Lee Trevino’s 1st hole-in-one
1973 Willie Mays hits 660th & last HR (off Don Gullett of Cincinnati)
1982 LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game completed 8/18)
1986 Red Sox trade shortstop Rey Quinones & pitcher Mike Trujillo to Mariners for shortstop Spike Owen & outfielder Dave Henderson
1987 Bunt single gives Milwaukee Brewers’ Paul Molitor longest MLB hit streak of 1980’s at 32 games
1989 32nd Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland, 12½-11½
1990 Carlton Fisk hits White Sox record 187th HR
1991 Royals Warren Cromartie’s 1st major league HR since 1983
1992 Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0
2003 PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Oak Hill CC: Shaun Micheel wins his lone major title by 2 strokes from Chad Campbell
2004 Yana Klochkova of the Ukraine wins the 200m individual medley in 2:11.14 at the Athens Olympics to wrap up the 200/400m medley double
2008 China wins its 33rd gold medal of the Beijing Olympics by beating Singapore in the table tennis women’s team event; most successful Olympiad ever for China; wins all 10 singles and all 5 doubles matches
2008 Four years after winning Olympic silver in the rowing quad sculls in Athens, Briton Rebecca Romero becomes only 2nd woman to earn medals in 2 different sports at the summer Games when she wins the pursuit track cycling gold in Beijing
2008 Jamaica dominates the 100m at the Beijing Olympics with Shelly-Ann Fraser taking the gold medal in 10.78; her teammates Sherone Simpson & Kerron Stewart dead-heat for silver in 10.98
2008 Gulnara Samitova-Galkina of Russia wins the 3,000m steeplechase gold medal at the Beijing Olympics in world record 8:58.81
2008 German swimmer Britta Steffen beats American Dara Torres by 0.01 in the 50m to wrap up the 50/100m double at the Beijing Olympics
2008 Australian women’s 4 x 100m medley relay team of Emily Seebohm, Leisel Jones, Jessicah Schipper & Libby Trickett upset the United States to win the gold medal in world record 3:52.69 at the Beijing Olympics
2008 The Tradition Senior Men’s Golf, Crosswater Club: Fred Funk wins first of 3 Champions Tour majors by 3 strokes from Mike Goodes
2014 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, Monroe GC: Defending champion Inbee Park of South Korea beats runner-up Brittany Lincicome on 1st hole of a sudden-death playoff for her 5th major title
2015 2012 Olympic 1500m champion from Turkey Asli Cakir Alptekin is stripped of her gold medal for doping by the IAAF
2016 American sweep in 100m women’s hurdles at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics with Brianna Rollins taking gold ahead of Nia Ali & Kristi Castlin; 1st time US has swept medals in an Olympic women’s track & field event
2016 Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson wins 200m gold medal in 21.78; wraps up 100/200m Rio de Janeiro Olympics double
2016 Kenyan runner Conseslus Kipruto records an Olympic record 8:03.28 to win the men’s 3,000m steeplechase gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games
2016 German pair Laura Ludwig & Kira Walkenhorst upsets Brazilian hometown favourites Ã?gatha Bednarczuk & Bárbara Seixas 21–18, 21–14 to win the Olympic women’s beach volleyball gold in Rio de Janeiro

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