Sporting Events on this Day in History

Events in Sport for Monday 1st September 2014

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1661 - 1st Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James
1890 - 1st baseball tripleheader-Boston vs Pittsburgh
1898 - Dutch soccer team Receiver forms
1914 - 34th US Men's Tennis: R Norris W III beats M E McLoughlin (6-3 8-6 10-8)
1918 - Baseball season ends due to WW I
1918 - Ty Cobb pitches 2 innings against Browns
1923 - 18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1), for their 4th straight Davis Cup
1925 - Pierre de Coubertin steps down as chairman of Intl Olympic Committee
1926 - British Columbia Rugby Football Union forms
1933 - Soccer team DVS '33 forms
1936 - Middleweight Staff Roth KOs Heinz Lazek
1937 - 4th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 6, Green Bay 0 (84,560)
1939 - Last day of 1st-class cricket in England for 6 years
1945 - Phillies Vince DiMaggio ties NL record with 4th grand slam of season
1946 - 1st US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Berg
1947 - NY Giants 183-185 HR of year breaks Yankee mark of 182 in 1936
1948 - Bradman scores 143 Aust v South of England, 17 fours 1 six
1958 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open
1960 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
MLB Legend Ty CobbMLB Legend Ty Cobb 1964 - Masanori Murakami is 1st Japanese player in majors (NY Mets)
1967 - SF Giants beat Cincinnati Reds, 1-0, in 21 innings
1968 - Carol Mann wins LPGA Willow Park Ladies Golf Invitational
1971 - John Newcombe is 1st top-seed man to lose in 1st round of US Open
1973 - George Foreman KOs Jose "King" Roman in 1 for Heavyweight boxing title
1974 - Jane Blalock/Sue Roberts wins LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open
1975 - NY Met Tom Seaver is 1st to strike out 200 in 8 consecutive seasons
1980 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1980 - Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope ends in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
1985 - Cyclist Joop Zoetemelk becomes world champion
1986 - Betsy King wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1986 - Texas Rangers O McDowell & Porter are 7th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
1987 - 15 yr old Michael Chang is youngest man to win US Tennis Open match
1990 - Gelindo Bordin sets European marathon record (2:14:02)
1990 - Highest combined CFL score (111), Toronto Argonauts beat BC 68-43
Boxing Champ George ForemanBoxing Champ George Foreman 1991 - Hiromi Taniguchi wins 3rd world championship marathon (2:14:57)
1993 - Goran Ivanisevic & Daniel Nestor play longest tie-break in US Tennis
1996 - Balt Ravens (Cleveland Browns) 1st NFL game, beat Oakland Raiders, 17-14
1997 - Cindy Figg-Currier wins LPGA State Farm Rail Classic

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