1885 Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set
1895 Defender (US) beats Valkyrie III (England) in 10th America’s Cup
1895 Annie Londonderry [Annie Kopchovsky] arrives in Chicago to complete first round-the-world trip by a woman on a bicycle in 15 months and collects her $10,000 prize
1914 Yankee shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, becomes youngest manager
1920 VII Summer Olympic Games close in Antwerp, Belgium
1924 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Philadelphia, PA: Bill Johnston & Bill Tilden clinch US 5th straight title beating Australians Pat O’Hara Wood & Gerald Patterson 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 for 3-0 lead; ends 5-0
1925 20th Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (5-0)
1925 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Philadelphia, PA: Vincent Richards & R. Norris Williams clinch US 6th straight title; beat Jean Borotra & René Lacoste of France 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 for 3-0 lead; ends 5-0
1930 Brooklyn catcher Al López hits major league’s last recorded bounce HR
1932 Bkln Dodger Johnny Frederick hits his record 6th pinch hit HR
1934 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Englishman Fred Perry retains title; beats Wilmer Allison of the US 6-4, 6-3, 1-6, 8-6
1935 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Wilmer Allison beats Sidney Wood 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 for his lone major singles title
1935 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah Palfrey Cooke 6-2, 6-4 for her 4th consecutive US singles title
1936 US National Championship Men’s Tennis: Englishman Fred Perry wins his 8th and final Grand Slam event before turning pro; beats American Don Budge 2-6, 6-2, 8-6, 1-6, 10-8
1947 Pittsburgh’s future Baseball HOF left fielder Ralph Kiner hits 2 HRs in Pirates’ 4-3 win over the Boston Braves at Forbes Field; record 8th HR in 4 games
1953 Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant earlier than any other team, defeating Milwaukee Braves 5-2. Brooklyn finishes season with record of 105-49.
1954 Indians sweep Yanks at Municipal Stadium; largest AL crowd (86,563)
1954 White Sox win 90th game, 1st time they win this many since 1920
1962 Wash Senator Tom Cheney strikes out record 21 Orioles in 16 inn game
1964 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27′ 4½”
1965 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Spaniard Manuel Santana beats Cliff Drysdale of South Africa 6-2, 7-9, 7-5, 6-1 for his lone US singles crown
1965 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Australian Margaret Smith wins her second of 5 US singles titles; beats American rival Billie Jean Moffitt 8-6, 7-5
1966 US National Championships Men’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: In an all-Australian final Fred Stolle beats John Newcombe 4-6, 12-10, 6-3, 6-4; his second and final major singles title
1971 US Open Men’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: American Stan Smith wins first career Grand Slam event; beats Czech star Jan KodeÅ¡ 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6
1972 Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin succeeds Avery Brundage as President International Olympic Committee
1976 Seattle Seahawks play 1st regular-season game (St L 30, Sea 24)
1979 Indiana Pacers cut Ann Meyers, 1st woman on an NBA club
1982 Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) & Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon
1982 US Open Men’s Tennis: Jimmy Connors wins his 4th US title; beats Czech star Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
1987 Vince Coleman steals his 100th base for 3rd straight year
1988 1st NFL regular-season game played in Phoenix; Cowboys beat Card
1997 NY Met John Olerud hits for the cycle
2004 Detroit Lions beat the Chicago Bears 20-16 at Soldier Field to snap their NFL-record 24-game road losing streak
2009 South Africa claims 3rd Tri Nations Rugby Series with 32-29 win over defending champions New Zealand in Hamilton; Steyn bros dominate with the boot; Morné kicks 2 penalties, 2 conversions & dropped goal; François, 3 penalties
2015 US Open Women’s Tennis: In an all-Italian final Flavia Pennetta wins her only Grand Slam title; beats Roberta Vinci 7-6, 4-7, 6-2; first Italian to win US title
2021 US Open Men’s Tennis: Russia’s Daniil Medvedev wins his first major title by shattering Novak Ä?oković’s hopes of completing a Grand Slam in one-sided 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 final

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