1861 British Open Men’s Golf, Prestwick GC: Tom Morris Sr. beats Willie Park Sr. by 4 strokes
1867 British Open Men’s Golf, Prestwick GC: Tom Morris Sr. wins 4th title; beats rival Willie Park Sr. by 2 strokes; at 46, Morris remains oldest Open champion
1906 Pitts Lefty Leifield no-hits Phillies, 8-0 in 6 inning game
1908 Ed Ruelbach becomes the first person to pitch a doubleheader shutout in major league baseball
1921 Yankee Ruth hits HRs 57 & 58 to beat Indians 8-7
1926 Shortest double header, Yanks lose 6-1 in 72 minutes & lose again 6-2 in 55 minutes to Browns. Yanks had already clinched pennant
1947 Happy Chandler announces Ford & Gillette to sponsor World Series
1948 Boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914
1950 Phils pitcher Jim Konstanty makes record 71st appearance of year
1952 Yanks clinch 4th straight & 19th AL pennant, beating A’s 5-2
1953 Shortstop Billy Hunter smashes final home run in St Louis Browns history during a 6-3 loss to Chicago WS at Busch Stadium; franchise moves to Baltimore next season
1954 A’s defeats Yanks 8-6 in last game franchise will play in Philadelphia
1958 Columbia (US) beats Sceptre (Britain) in 18th America’s Cup
1959 SF Giants Sam Jones 2nd no-hitter, beats St Louis Cards, 4-0
1962 LA Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills becomes first player in MLB history to steal 100 bases (en route to 104)
1964 Braves (25) & Phillies (18) set record by using 43 players in 9 inn
1965 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, Stardust CC: Sandra Haynie wins by 1 stroke from Clifford Ann Creed
1975 Phillies & NY Mets play a doubleheader that ends at 3:15 AM
1976 Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title
1977 Cleveland Browns play their 1st overtime game, beat Patriots 30-27
1978 NY District Court Judge Constance Baker Motley rules that women sportswriters cannot be banned from locker rooms
1979 1984 summer LA Olympic coverage sold to ABC for $225 million
1983 Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks 56 yard field goal, a NY Giants record
1983 Australia II wins America’s Cup yacht race – 1st non-US winner
1984 5,251 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
1987 Padres Benito Santiago sets rookie hitting streak to 28 games
1988 Soviet throwers sweep the medals in the hammer throw at the Seoul Olympics; Sergey Litvinov wins gold with an Olympic record 84.80m ahead of teammates Yuriy Sedykh & Jüri Tamm
1992 1st time a positional player pitches for NY Mets, Phil Pecota, in 19-2 lose to Pirates
1993 Cubs bat out of order against Pirates in 2nd inning
1993 Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4
1995 Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov)
1995 Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1
1999 Ryder Cup Golf, The Country Club, Brookline: US wins 14½-13½ after trailing 10-6 going into the singles; win first 6 matches to set up victory; poor American crowd & team behaviour heavily criticised
2004 Ed Whitlock becomes 1st person over 70 to complete a marathon in under 3 hours (2:54:48) at Toronto Marathon
2021 Ryder Cup Golf, Whistling Straits, Haven, Wisconsin: United States regain title beating Team Europe by a record, 19-9; Dustin Johnson 5-0-0
2021 Laver Cup Men’s Tennis, Boston: Team Europe whitewash Team World, 14-1; Team Europe wins title for a 4th consecutive edition; Andrey Rublev 3-0 for event high 6 points

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