1903 Bill Bradley becomes 1st Cleveland baseball player (Cleveland Naps) to hit for cycle
1906 St Louis Card Stony McGlynn no-hits Dodgers, 1-1 in 7 inning game
1908 Robert B Rhoads becomes 1st Cleveland pitcher (Cleveland Naps) to toss a no-hit game, Cleveland 2, Boston 1
1920 Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth becomes first to hit 50 home runs in a MLB season with a 1st inning blast off Jose Acosta in a 2-1 loss to the Washington Senators
1927 NHL’s Toronto St Patricks become Maple Leafs
1927 New York Yankees set a record of 106 victories
1929 New York Yankee pitcher Tom Zachary ends season 12-0, record for most pitching wins without a loss in one season
1930 Portsmouth beats Brooklyn in 1st NFL game played under floodlights
1931 Round-robin playoff among NYC’s 3 major league teams, to raise money for unemployed, concludes with Brooklyn losing to both Giants & Yanks
1934 2,500 fans see Babe Ruth’s farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium
1934 Idle Detroit wins pennant, as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-0
1938 US National Championship Men’s Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Don Budge beats fellow American Gene Mako 6-3, 6-8, 6-2, 6-1 to become first player to win a Grand Slam
1946 Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs
1948 Yanks, Boston & Cleveland are tied for 1st place in AL (91-56)
1954 Yanks tie a record, 3 of their pinch hitters strike out in 1 inning
1957 Brooklyn Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0
1963 Idle Dodgers clinch their 2nd LA pennant as Cubs beat Cards
1967 NFL St. Loius Cardinals’ Jim Bakken kicks 7 field goals at Pittsburgh Steelers, setting NFL record at the time
1969 NY Mets clinch NL East pennant
1971 Houston Astros beat San Diego Padres, 2-1, in 21 innings
1974 Al Kaline, Detroit Tiger, is 12th to get 3,000 hits
1977 Ken Hinton of CFL British Columbia Lions returns a punt 130 yards
1978 Ron Guidry beats Cleveland 4-0, raising his record to 23-3 ERA 1.74
1979 Russian ice skaters Protopopov & Beloussova ask for asylum in Switzerland
1980 Braves join every NL team with 1,000,000+ attendance for this season
1983 Braves Dale Murphy is 6th to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases in season
1983 Test cricket debut of Shoaib Mohammad, son of champion Pakistan batsman Hanif Mohammad; scores 6 in drawn 2nd Test v India in Jullundur; goes on to play 45 Tests
1984 Chicago Cubs clinch NL East title
1988 American heptathlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets new world record 7,291 points to win the gold medal at the Seoul Olympics; East Germans Sabine John & Anke Behmer take the minor medals
1988 Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson breaks his own 100m world record with a time of 9.79 at the Seoul Olympics; disqualified 3 days later for use of drug stanozolol; Carl Lewis awarded gold and world record 9.92
1988 Soviet gymnast Vladimir Artemov shares horizontal bar gold medal with teammate Valeri Liukin at the Seoul Olympics; also wins the parallel bars event to take his gold medal haul to 4 for the Games
1988 East German cyclist Christa Luding-Rothenburger wins silver medal in the women’s track sprint at the Seoul Olympics; first athlete to win medals at Summer & Winter Games in same year; won speed skating gold in Calgary
1988 Swimmer Silke Hörner wins her second gold medal of the Seoul Olympics as part of the victorious East German 4 x 100m medley relay team
1988 West German swimmer Michael Gross wins 200m butterfly in Olympic record 1:56.94 at the Seoul Games; third career gold medal
1988 American swimmer Matt Biondi sets world record 22.14 to win the 50m freestyle gold medal at the Seoul Olympics; his 4th of 5 gold medals for the Games
1989 Ryder Cup: US & Europe draw, 14-14 at The Belfry, England
1992 John Jaha ties record of 11 teammates to steal 10 bases (Brewers)
1992 Scott Stevens is named 5th Captain in NJ Devils history
1995 Ryder Cup Golf, Oak Hill CC: Europe wins 14½-13½; unheralded Irish rookie Philip Walton secures victory for Europe beating Jay Haas 1 up
2006 Ryder Cup Golf, K Club, Ireland: Europe, captained by Ian Woosnam wins convincingly 18½-9½ for 3rd consecutive Cup victory
2017 Tour Championship Men’s Golf, East Lake GC: Xander Schauffele wins rich season-ending event by 1 stroke from Justin Thomas

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