1896 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Newport R.I.: Robert Wrenn beats Fred Hovey 7-5, 3-6, 6-0, 1-6, 6-1 for his third US singles title
1903 Phillies walk 17 Dodgers in a game
1903 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Newport, RI: Englishman Laurence Doherty beats American defending champion William Larned 6-0, 6-3, 10-8; first non-American champion
1909 Frank Tarrant scores cricket 145 & 13-67 for Middlesex v Gloucester
1909 Middlesex beat Gloucester (Bristol) at cricket by an innings & 31 runs in a single day
1912 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Newport, RI: Maurice McLoughlin wins first of 2 straight US singles titles; beats Wallace F. Johnson 3-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2
1913 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Newport, RI: Defending champion Maurice McLoughlin beats R. Norris Williams 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1
1920 Cricketer Percy Fender scores 100 in 35 mins for Surrey vs North Hampshire
1933 Jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km)
1938 Montreal Maroons dropped from NHL
1939 1st major league baseball telecast on W2XBS- Cincinnati Reds defeat the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
1940 RKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk
1947 Dodgers’ Dan Bankhead, MLB’s 1st African-American pitcher, homers in his 1st MLB at bat in 16-3 loss to Pittsburgh, at Ebbetts Field, Brooklyn, NYC
1950 39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1)
1955 1st color telecast (NBC) of a tennis match (Davis Cup)
1956 Yankees announce purchase of outfielder Enos Slaughter from KC
1962 Minnesota Twins Jack Kralick no-hits KC A’s, 1-0
1963 West Indies beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy
1966 Baltimore Orioles Roznovsky & B.Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1971 Orioles’ Don Buford struck out 5 times in a game
1972 XX Summer Olympic Games open in Munich, West Germany
1973 David Eisenhower writes his last sports column
1973 10-year-old Mary Boitano is 1st woman to win 6.8-mile Dipsea Race in Marin County, CA, beating a field of 1,500 runners
1984 Zdena Silvaha (Cz) throws discus 74.55 m (women’s world record)
1986 Rosa Mota wins Stuttgart female marathon (2:28:38)
1991 Royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0
2000 Australia clinches first Tri Nations Rugby Series with a 19-18 win over South Africa in Durban; Wallabies centre Stirling Mortlock lands 4 penalties and a conversion
2004 Félix Sánchez wins the men’s 400m hurdles 47.63 in Athens; the Dominican Republic’s first ever Olympic gold medal
2004 An American 1-2-3 in the 200m medals at the Athens Olympics; Shawn Crawford gold in 19.79 ahead of Bernard Williams & Justin Gatlin
2004 Germany wins its first ever Olympic women’s field hockey gold medal with a 2-1 win against the Netherlands in Athens
2004 Hamish Carter of New Zealand wins the men’s gold medal ahead of teammate Bevan Docherty, whilst Kate Allen of Austria takes out the women’s Triathlon at the Athens Olympics
2006 New Zealand retain Tri Nations Rugby Series with 45-26 win over South Africa in Pretoria; All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter lands 4 penalties and 4 conversions
2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup: New Zealand Black Ferns defeat England 41-32 in the final in Belfast
2017 Manchester City scores a 2-1 win at Bournemouth to start EPL record 18 game winning streak; Raheem Sterling scores for City but is sent off with 2 yellow cards in injury time
2018 Gamer at a Madden NFL 19 gaming tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, loses then returns to shoot two dead and wound nine

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