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Events in Sport for Thursday 24th July 2014

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1893 - For only time in history of US Tennis championships, an event is held off the Eastern seaboard. Men's double championship in Chicago
1902 - Victor Trumper scores a century for Australia before lunch 4th Test Cricket v England
1905 - 5th Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0)
1908 - John Hayes wins 4th olympics marathon (2:55:18.4 world record)
1909 - Bkln Dodger Nap Rucker strikes out 16 Pittsburgh Pirates
1921 - Belgium's Leon Scieur wins Tour de France
1941 - Red Sox Lefty Grove, 41, wins his 300th game
1946 - 9 Spokane Baseball Players (Western League) die in a bus crash
1952 - Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record 5K (14:06.6)
1955 - Betty Jameson/Mary Faulk wins Virg Hot Springs 4-Ball Golf Tournament
1956 - Dodgers lose to the Reds, 2-1, playing in Jesey City
1958 - Ted Williams is fined $250 for spitting at Boston fans again
1958 - Test Cricket debuts against NZ for Dexter, Illingworth & Subba Row
1960 - 42nd PGA Championship: Jay Hebert shoots a 281 at Firestone CC Akron
1961 - Roger Maris hits 4 home runs, in a doubleheader
1965 - Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets
1966 - 48th PGA Championship: Al Geiberger shoots a 280 at Firestone CC Akron
1966 - Gloria Ehret/Judy Kimball wins LPGA Yankee Women's Golf Open
1967 - 49th PGA Championship: Don January shoots a 281 at Columbine CC Colo
American Baseball Player Roger MarisAmerican Baseball Player Roger Maris 1967 - Race riots in Detroit force postponement of Tigers-Orioles game
1968 - Hoyt Wilhelm's 907th breaks Cy Young's record for pitching appearances
1969 - Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in a record 907th major league game
1969 - Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army on appeal
1970 - International Law Tennis Association institutes 9 point tie break rule
1973 - 44th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Royals Stadium, KC
1973 - All star MVP: Bobby Bonds (SF Giants)
1977 - 32nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy
1977 - Pete Rose passes Frankie Frisch as switch-hit leader with 2,881
1978 - Pete Rose ties NL hitting streak of 37 games
1979 - Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski hits his 400th HR
1983 - 21st Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats Germany in Zurich Switz (2-1)
1983 - Lauren Howe wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1983 - Laurent Fignon wins Tour de France
1988 - 43rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Liselotte Neumann
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali 1988 - US & Jamacia play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1993 - NY Met Anthony Young loses record 27th straight
1994 - 32nd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
1994 - 49th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan
1994 - Miguel Indurain wins Tour de France
2005 - Lance Armstrong retires after winning a record seventh consecutive Tour de France victory (stripped for doping in 2012)

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