Sporting Events on this Day in History

Events in Sport for Thursday 31st July 2014

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1912 - RBC soccer team forms in Roosendaal
1928 - 1st woman to win a track and field olympic gold medal, Halina Konopacka of Poland
1930 - Lou Gehrig grand slams as Yanks beat Red Sox 14-13
1932 - 27th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)
1934 - 29th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats USA in Wimbledon (4-1)
1934 - St Louis Cards defeat Cin Reds 8-6 in 18 innings, pitchers Dizzy Dean & Tony Freitos go the distant
1936 - Tokyo Japan is awarded the 1940 Olympics (later cancelled)
1949 - Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills SS & 3rd baseman
1954 - Mil Braves' Joe Adcock sets record of 18 total bases (4 hrs, 1 double)
1955 - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open
1960 - Patty Berg wins LPGA American Women's Golf Open
1961 - 31st All Star Baseball Game: 1-1 tie ends by rain at Fenway, Boston
1962 - Statham is Test cricket's leading wkt-taker (229), beating Lindwall
1970 - 37th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Kansas City 24, All Stars 3 (69,940)
1971 - Deventer Soccer team Go Ahead Eagles forms
1973 - ABA Virginia Squires trade Julius Erving to NY Nets
1973 - Frank Hayes scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v WI as England lose
1976 - Waldemar Cierpinski runs Olympic marathon (2:09:55.0)
1977 - Debbie Austin wins LPGA Pocono Northeast Golf Classic
Baseball Player Lou GehrigBaseball Player Lou Gehrig 1978 - Pete Rose ties NL record hitting streak at 44
1980 - Rangers snap Orioles pitcher Steve Stone's 14-game winning streak
1981 - 42 day old, 2nd major league baseball strike ends
1983 - 38th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Jan Stephenson
1984 - US men's Gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics
1987 - Eddie Murray hits his 300th HR
1987 - Oriole Eddie Murray hits his 299th & 300th career home runs
1988 - Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Greater Washington Golf Open
1988 - Miami Dolphins beat SF 49ers 27-21 in London
1988 - Willie Stargell became 200th man inducted in Baseball's Hall of Fame
1990 - Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games
1992 - Tamas Darnyi swims world record/Olympics 200m backstroke (1:59.36)
1993 - A's trade Rickey Henderson to Blue Jays
1994 - 28th Curtis Cup: Draw, 9-9
1994 - Helen Alfredss wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship
1997 - A's trade Mark McGwire to St Louis Cards

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