1880 Commencement of 1st Test Cricket in England, v Australia at The Oval
1883 Chicago White Stockings beat Detroit Wolverines, 26-6 at Lake Front Park, Chicago; smash MLB record 18 runs in 7th inning
1904 Soccer team Rheden forms
1905 Chicago White Sox pitcher Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0
1913 19th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jerry Travers
1920 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Forest Hills NY: Bill Tilden wins first of 6 straight US singles titles; beats Bill Johnston 6-1, 1-6, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3
1930 Brooklyn Dodgers beat Phillies 22-8
1942 Czech marathon runner Oskar Hêks transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau
1943 Carl Scheib becomes youngest pitcher in American League history at 16years, 8 months
1943 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Joe Hunt beats fellow American Jack Kramer 6-3, 6-8, 10-8, 6-0 for his lone major title
1943 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: American Pauline Betz successfully defends title; beats Louise Brough Clapp 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
1945 A’s catcher Greek George punches umpire Joe Rue gets suspended
1946 All-America Football Conference begins regular season play as the Cleveland Browns beat the Miami Seahawks 44-0 before 60,135 at Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium
1954 Yankees use a record 10 pinch hitters
1954 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Doris Hart beats Louise Brough Clapp 6-8, 6-1, 8-6 for the first of her 2 US singles titles
1960 Australian middle distance runner Herb Elliott breaks his own world record in winning the 1,500m at the Rome Olympics in 3:35.6
1960 American Otis Davis runs a world record 44.9 to win the gold medal in the 400m at the Rome Olympics; German Carl Kaufmann records same time but ruled second via photo finish
1960 In a famous victory American decathlete Rafer Johnson scores Olympic record 8,392 points to win the gold medal in Rome; beats rival & friend C.K. Yang of China by 58 points
1963 Historian Lee Allen says Indians-Senators game is 100,000th in Major League baseball history
1972 Summer Olympics resume in Munich, Germany after massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by Black September Palestinian terrorist organisation
1977 Angels acquire Dave Kingman from Padres for cash, 9 days later Yankees buy Kingman (started with Mets) who plays in all 4 divisions in 1977
1980 French runner Chantal Langlacé sets women’s 100k world record (7h 27m 22s) in Amiens, France
1980 US College football longest losing streak of 50 games ends for Macalester College (St. Paul)
1980 US Open Women’s Tennis: In the centenary women’s singles final, Chris Evert-Lloyd wins her 5th US title; beats Hana Mandlíková 5-7, 6-1, 6-1
1981 Robert Granville ”Bob” Lemon named NY Yankee manager for 2nd time
1986 Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
1986 US Open Women’s Tennis: Martina Navratilova wins her 3rd US singles title; beats Czech star Helena Suková 6-3, 6-2
1987 Douglas Wakiihuri wins marathon (2:11:48)
1987 Saskatchewan’s Dave Ridgway kicks a CFL-record 60-yard field goal
1991 33rd Walker Cup: US, 14-10
1994 Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)
2003 US Open Women’s Tennis: In an all-Belgian final Justine Henin-Hardenne wins her first US title; beats Kim Clijsters 7-5, 6-1
2009 Canadian Open Women’s Golf, Priddis Greens GC: Suzann Pettersen of Norway wins by 5 strokes from a group of 5 players
2018 World Surf League announces from 2019 there would be equal prize money for men and women across elite tour events; first US-based global sports league with gender pay parity
2019 Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler Lasith Malinga takes 4 wickets in 4 balls and finishes with 5 for 6 as New Zealand all out for 88 in 37-run defeat in 3rd T-20 International in Pellekele
2021 Solheim Cup Women’s Golf, Inverness GC, OH: Europe retains title 15-13; Emily Kristine Pedersen of Denmark edges Danielle Kang 1-up to clinch Cup for Europe

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