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Friday, 05 May 2017 06:17

Friday, May 5

Famous sporting events and news from yesteryear that happened on this day

If it's your birthday - which sports stars do you share your special day with?

1912 Olympics. The fifth Olympic Games opens in Stockholm.

1930 Cricket. Don Bradman scores 185 not out against Leicestershire in 317 minutes. His score includes 16 fours.

1935 Athletics. USA's Jesse Owens sets a new long jump world record of 26 feet and eight and a half inches.

1956 Athletics. In California, USA athlete Jim Bailey runs a mile in 3:58.6.

1964 Athletics. World record indoor high-jumper Heike Henkel is born.

1972 Rowing. Double Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell is born.

1973 Football. Second Division side Sunderland cause a shock by beating Leeds United in the final of the FA Cup. Ian Porterfield's goal proving the winner for Bob Stokoe's side.

1976 Football. Anderlecht win the European Cup Winners Cup, beating West Ham United 4-2 in Brussels.

1980 Football. Israeli footballer Yossi Benayoun is born.

1997 Snooker. Ken Doherty wins the World Snooker Championship, beating Stephen Hendry, who had won the tournament every year since 1992.

1998 Cricket. Alec Stewart was named England captain for the summer's Tests.

2004 Football. Chelsea drew 2-2 at home to Monaco in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final, but lose 5-3 on aggregate.

2012 Football. Chelsea win the FA Cup final at Wembley, beating Liverpool 2-1.


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