1865 British Open Men’s Golf, Prestwick GC: Scotsman Andrew Strath wins his first title; beats 2-time champion Willie Park Sr. by 2 strokes
1868 Golf’s 1st recorded hole-in-one by Tom Morris at Prestwick’s 8th hole, Scotland
1913 Cubs Larry Cheney hurls record 14-hit shutout against Giants (7-0)
1923 Red Sox 1st baseman George Burns pulls off an unassisted triple play
1929 A’s clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox
1929 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Forest Hills NY: Bill Tilden wins 7th US title; beats Francis Hunter 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
1930 Detroit Lions (as Portsmouth Spartans) play 1st NFL game, win 13-6
1942 Yanks clinch pennant #13
1943 Yanks clinch pennant #14
1947 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Jack Kramer wins second straight US title; beats fellow American Frank Parker 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-0, 6-3
1947 US National Championship Women’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Louise Brough beats Margaret Osborne duPoint 8-6, 4-6, 6-1 for her only US singles title
1953 Yanks clinch 5th straight pennant with 8-5 win over Indians
1971 Cleveland Indians & Washington Senators, play 20 innings
1975 Milwaulkee Brewer Robin Yount breaks Mel Ott’s record, playing in 242 MLB games as a teen
1978 Braves’ Jim Bouton, 38, beats Giants, his 1st win since 1970
1980 Dwight Clark begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
1982 Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5′ 5.7”
1986 Saskatchewan & Hamilton play 1st CFL regular-season overtime game
1987 Toronto Blue Jays hit a record 10 HRs vs Baltimore Orioles
1989 Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
1989 Jeff Reardon is 1st to record 30 saves in 5 consecutive seasons
1991 San Diego State freshman running back Marshall Faulk rushes for NCAA record 386 yards and scores 7 touchdowns as the Aztecs beat Pacific, 55-34
1994 MLB team owners vote to cancel remainder of 1994 season, as well as the World Series for only the second time in history, continuing labor dispute with Players Association
1996 England Test cricket fast bowler Dean Headley equals WR by taking his 3rd hat-trick of the English County season for Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury
1996 NY Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
2003 Baltimore running back Jamal Lewis sets the NFL single-game rushing record when he runs for 295 yards and 2 touchdowns on 30 carries in the Ravens 33-13 victory over Cleveland
2003 Solheim Cup Women’s Golf, Barsebäck G & CC: Europe regains Cup; after Catriona Matthew beat Rosie Jones 3 & 1 to clinch, amid controversy 4 of 5 remaining matches are conceded for final score of 17½-10½
2008 Federation Cup Women’s Tennis, Madrid, Spain: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Spaniard Anabel Medina Garrigues 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 to give Russia its 4th title in 5 years (ends, 4-0)
2019 Former Welsh rugby union and league player Gareth Thomas reveals he is HIV positive

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