1911 NY Highlanders get 13 walk & steal 15 bases (including then record 6 in one inning), beating Browns 18-12; each team committed 6 errors
1919 Fastest major league game (51 mins), Giants beat Phillies 6-1
1920 8 Chicago White Sox baseball players are indicted by a grand jury, charged with fixing 1919 World Series; infamous ”Black Sox scandal”
1923 Yanks slaughter Red Sox 24-4
1928 NY Yanks clinch pennant #6
1938 Homer in the Gloamin’ – famous walk-off home run hit by Gabby Hartnett of the Chicago Cubs against the Pittsburgh Pirates
1940 Bud Brennan, a fan at Memorial Stadium, races out of stands & attempts to tackle Tom Harmon at 3-yard line, Harmon easily evades Brennan
1941 Phillies lose club record 111th game
1942 NY Americans NHL team folded
1951 Allie Reynolds’ 2nd no-hitter of 1951; Yanks clinch pennant #18
1951 Norm Van Brocklin of Rams passes for NFL record 554 yards
1955 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
1960 Ted Williams hits his final homer #521 (off Jack Fisher)
1964 53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (3-2)
1969 Joe Kapp (Minnesota Vikings) passes for 7 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (52-14)
1970 Intrepid (US) beats Gretel II (Australia) in 22nd America’s Cup
1972 Canada defeats the USSR in the eighth and final game of the ice hockey Summit Series
1975 New York City Marathon: Tom Fleming claims men’s title in 2:19:27; Kim Merritt wins women’s event in 2:46:14
1975 Oakland A’s Vida Blue, Glenn Abbott, Paul Linblad & Rollie Fingers, no-hit California Angels, 5-0
1980 Australian Williams driver Alan Jones clinches his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by winning the Canadian Grand Prix at Île Notre-Dame Circuit
1984 Cleveland Indians down 0-10 to Minnesota Twins, win 11-10
1986 Record 23,000 start in a marathon (Mexico City)
1986 Tight end Brian Foster of RI catches NCAA record 18 passes for 327 yds
1986 Cleveland Browns’ Gerald McNeil sets the team record for the longest punt return with an 84-yard run (and TD), Browns 24, Detroit 21
1988 Javed Miandad scores his 19th Test Cricket century (v Aus, Faisalabad)
1988 Despite totally dominating his sport for 14 years, Ukrainian pole vaulter Sergey Bubka wins his only Olympic gold medal with a vault of 5.90m at the Seoul Games
1988 American athletes go 1-2-3 in the 400m at the Seoul Olympics with Steve Lewis taking the gold medal in 43.87 ahead of teammates Butch Reynolds & Danny Everett
1988 Australian Debbie Flintoff-King wins the 400m hurdles gold at the Seoul Olympics in 53.17, just 0.01 ahead of Tatyana Ledovskaya of the Soviet Union
1991 NY Yankees set record of 75 games without a complete pitched game
1992 Oakland A’s win AL West title
1995 Dennis Martínez pitch breaks Kirby Puckett’s jaw in Indians 12-4 win
1995 Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov
1996 NY Yankee Jim Leyitz is 2nd catcher to wear a hockey mask
1996 Orioles’ Roberto Alomar suspended 5 games for spitting at ump
1996 Troy Davis of Iowa State ran for 378 yards, 3rd highest in college football games (others: Michigan, Notre Dame, Texas & Alabama)
1997 Ryder Cup Golf, Valderrama GC, Spain: Europe wins 14½-13½ to retain the Cup; first time event contested in continental Europe; first of 6 consecutive victories at home by Europe
2003 Final game played at Philadelphia’s Veterans Stadium, Atlanta Braves defeat Phillies, 5-2
2008 The last game played at Shea Stadium before its demolition happens between baseball teams The New York Mets and the Florida Marlins, the Marlins win 4-2
2014 Ryder Cup Golf, Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland: Europe wins 16½-11½ to win Cup for 3rd consecutive time
2020 Stanley Cup Final, Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta: Tampa Bay Lightning claim second championship in franchise history with a 2-0 Game 6 win over Dallas Stars; win series 4-2

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