1876 Ottawa Football Club forms
1902 Chicago White Sox pitcher Jimmy ‘Nixey’ Callahan no-hits Detroit Tigers, 3-0
1907 Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Nick Maddox no-hits Brooklyn Superbas, 2-1 at Exposition Park, Pittsburgh
1908 Chicago White Sox Frank Smith 2nd no-hitter, beats Philadelphia 1-0
1911 Yanks set team record 12 errors in a double header
1924 Carl Mays is 1st pitcher to win 20 games seasons for 3 different teams
1924 Cub’s Grover Cleveland Alexander beats NY Giants to win 300th game
1932 Chicago Cubs clinch the NL pennant
1933 Pittsburgh Steelers (as Pirates) play 1st NFL game, lose 23-2
1948 Mexican Baseball league disbanded
1949 Top American tennis player Pancho Gonzales turns professional
1951 MLB owners elect National League President Ford Frick as 3rd Baseball Commissioner for a 7-year term at a then massive $65,000 per annum
1955 Willie Mays is 7th player to reach 50 HRs in a season
1958 Baltimore Oriole knuckleball pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm no-hits NY Yankees 1-0
1964 20th America’s Cup yachting: Eric Ridder skippered Constellation beats English challenger Sovereign for a 4-0 American series sweep off Newport, RI
1969 Pitts Pirate Bob Moose no-hits NY Mets, 4-0
1973 Willie Mays announces retirement at end of 1973 season
1980 Bronze plaque dedicated to memory of catcher Thurman Munson unveiled at Yankee Stadium: Munson died in plane crash in 1979
1980 Spectacular Bid runs in Belmont alone as 3 horses drop out
1981 Ryder Cup Golf, Walton Heath GC: US wins 18½-9½; 6th and final Ryder Cup for Jack Nicklaus as a player; wins all 4 of his matches
1983 3,112 turn out to see Pirates play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
1984 Cubs break 2 million in home attendance for 1st time
1985 Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players
1987 San Francisco wide receiver Dwight Clark’s NFL record streak of 105 consecutive games with a reception ends in 49ers 27-26 victory in Cincinnati
1988 Detroit first baseman Darrell Evans hits home run #18 in Tigers’ 4-3 loss to Cleveland Indians; Evans’ 400th MLB career HR
1988 Wade Boggs is 1st player to get 200 hits for 6 consecutive seasons
1995 Cincinnati Reds becomes 1st team to clinch NL Central
1997 Yanks clinch 37th appearance in post season, 3rd consecutive
1998 Solheim Cup Women’s Golf, Muirfield Village: US retains Cup; beats Europe 16-12 for third consecutive victory
2013 Alex Rodriquez sets new MLB record with 24 Grand Slam home runs for the New York Yankees
2015 Solheim Cup Women’s Golf, GC St. Leon-Rot: US regains Cup 14½ to 13½; Paula Creamer beats Sandra Gal 4 & 3 in deciding singles match
2020 US Open Men’s Golf, Winged Foot CC: American Bryson DeChambeau claims his first career major title as the only player to score under par; wins by 6 strokes from Matthew Wolff
2020 107th Tour de France: Slovenian Tadej PogaÄ?ar claims yellow jersey from countryman Primož RogliÄ?; also wins mountains and U25 classifications; green jersey, Sam Bennett
2021 Kansas City Royals’ Salvador Perez hits his 46th home run to break Hall of Famer Johnny Bench’s MLB record for most in a season by a catcher, in Royals 7-2 win in Cleveland

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