1882 1st World Series Baseball Game 2: Chicago White Stockings (NL) beats Cincinnati Red Stockings (AA), 2-0 at Bank Street Grounds, Cincinnati
1891 British Open Men’s Golf, St Andrews: Hugh Kirkaldy wins by 2 strokes from brother Andrew Kirkaldy and Willie Fernie; last Open contested in a single day over 36 holes
1904 NY Highlanders beat Boston Americans, 3-2 at Hilltop Park, NYC for pitcher Jack Chesbro’s MLB record 41st win of the season (41-12)
1922 First radio link, WNJ (Newark) & WGY (Senectady) link for World Series
1922 Landis insists Game 4 of World Series be played despite heavy rain
1923 Yankees Everett Scott runs his consecutive-game streak to 1,138
1927 Yank Herb Pennock retires 1st 22 Pirates in World Series game
1933 Baseball World Series: NY Giants beat Washington Senators, 4-3 at Griffith Stadium to clinch 4 games to 1 series victory
1935 Baseball World Series: Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4-3 at Navin Field for 4 games to 2 series win; Tigers win first championship in 5 WS appearances
1947 Larry MacPhail resigns as NY Yankees GM after final game of 4-3 World Series win over Brooklyn Dodgers
1952 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-2 at Ebbets Field in Game 7 to tie own record 4th straight WS; MVP: NY 1B Johnny Mize
1961 15th NHL All-Star Game, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: All-Stars beat Chicago Black Hawks, 3-1
1962 LPGA Championship Women’s Golf, Stardust CC, LV: Judy Kimball wins her only major title by 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Shirley Spork
1972 1st season game at Nassau Coliseum, Flames-3, Islanders-2
1973 Scotsman Jackie Stewart wins his 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship despite withdrawing from the season ending US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen; wins title by 16 points from Emerson Fittipaldi
1975 Players’ Association files a suit on behalf of Dodgers’ Andy Messersmith
1975 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3 games to 0
1975 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox beat Oakland Athletics, 3 games to 0
1978 LA Dodgers win the pennant
1978 MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 1
1978 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Kansas City Royals, 3 games to 1
1979 Cleveland Browns’ Dino Hall sets club records with 9 kickoff returns
1979 Ferrari driver Jody Scheckter retires with tyre trouble in US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen; becomes first South African to claim Formula 1 World Drivers Championship; wins by 4 points from race winner Gilles Villeneuve
1981 In 1st Eastern Division championship Yanks beat Brewers 5-3
1984 Striking umps return for Game 5 of NLCS, San Diego Padres win pennant
1984 MLB National League Championship: San Diego Padres beat Chicago Cubs, 3 games to 2
1985 Lynette Woodward chosen as 1st woman in Harlem Globetrotters
1988 Jim Fregosi is fired as manager of White Sox
1988 Lou Piniella is fired as manager of Yankees for 2nd time
1991 Scorecard Harry, Space Appeal & Cafe Lex in 9th race at Belmont, creating 2nd triple dead heat in NY thoroughbred racing history
1992 Tampa Bay Lightning become 1st NHL expansion team to win opener (7-2)
1995 Boston’s Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4
1995 Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs Yankees
2000 Last ever competitive soccer match at Wembley Stadium, England defeated 1-0 by Germany, last goal scored by Liverpool’s Dietmar Hammann. Match is Tony Adams’ 60th at Wembley, the record for most appearances at the stadium.
2012 ICC Women’s Cricket T20 World Cup, Colombo: Jess Cameron’s 45 from 34 balls leads Australia to 142/4; beat England 138/9 to win by 4 runs to retain WC
2017 New Zealand clinch their 5th Rugby Championship with 25-24 win over South Africa at Cape Town; All Blacks undefeated in 6 games

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