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Thursday, 11 May 2017 00:14

Thursday, May 11

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?

1900 Boxing. James J Jeffries knocks out James J Corbett in the 23rd round to win the heavyweight boxing title.

1907 Baseball. American baseball player Rip Sewell is born.

1918 Horse racing. The 44th Kentucky Derby is won by William Knapp on Exterminator.

1924 Football. Newcastle United legend Jackie Milburn is born.

1928 Golf. Walter Hagen wins the 63rd British Open, shooting 292.

1954 Football. Former QPR player and Aston Villa, Derby County and QPR manager John Gregory is born. In 2009 he was appointed coach of Israeli side Ahi Nazareth.

1960 Football. England are held 3-3 at home to Yugoslavia in a friendly at Wembley. Douglas, Greaves and Haynes score for England.

1964 Snooker. Snooker champion turned TV sports pundit John Parrott MBE, is born in Liverpool.

1965 Cricket. West Indies become the first holders of the Frank Worrell Trophy.

1966 Football. Real Madrid beat Partizan 3-1 at the Heysel Stadium, Brussels to win the 11th European Cup.

1974 Football. England, captained by Emlyn Hughes, win 2-0 against Wales in Cardiff in the Home International Championships.

1975 Football. England beat Cyprus 1-0 away in a European Championship qualifier.

1976 Football. England, led by Gerry Francis, beat Northern Ireland 4-0 at Wembley in the Home International Championships.

1977 Football. Hamburg SV win the 17th European Cup Winners Cup beating Anderlecht 2-0 in Amsterdam.

1983 Football. In Gothenburg, Aberdeen win the European Cup Winners Cup, beating Real Madrid 2-1 in extra time.

1984 Football. Johan Cruyff announces he is quitting the game.

1985 Football. 40 supporters die and 150 are injured in a fire at Bradford City's ground.

2006 Boxing. Two-time world heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson dies, aged 71 in Waco, North Carolina.

2013 Football. Wigan Athletic win the FA Cup for the first time in the club's history. A last minute goal secured a 1-0 scoreline against favourites Manchester City.

2013 Football. Frank Lampard scores twice against Aston Villa to become Chelsea's all-time top scorer.

2014 Football. Manchester City clinch the Premier League title with a 2-0 win at home to West Ham United. Liverpool, 2-1 victors against Newcastle United, finish second, two points adrift of the champions.

2014 Motor racing. Lewis Hamilton wins the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona - his fourth win in a row of the new season.

2015 Cricket. Kevin Pietersen scores a career best 355 not out for Surrey.

2015 Football. Swindon Town reach the Division One play-off final after drawing 5-5 at home to Sheffield United. They won 7-6 on aggregate to set up a trip to Wembley to play Preston North End.

2016 Football. Sunderland ensure their Premier League survival with a 3-0 win at home to Everton. The victory means Newcastle United and Norwich City are relegated along with bottom of the pile Aston Villa.

2017 Football. Manchester United reach the final of the Europa League after a 1-1 draw at home to Celta Vigo secured them a 2-1 aggregate victory. They face Ajax in Stockholm in the final.

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