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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:56

Wednesday, May 17

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?

1860 Football. German team TSV 1860 Munchen is founded.

1895 Cricket. WG Grace completes his 100th 100 (v Somerset at Bristol).

1903 Baseball. Cool Pape Bell is born.

1913 Motor racing. Swiss racing driver Hans Ruesch is born.

1928 The ninth modern Olympic Games open in Amsterdam.

1930 Horse racing. The 56th Kentucky Derby is won by Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox.

1932 Cricket. Australian batsman Peter Burge is born.

1945 Tennis. Australian player and coach Tony Roche is born.

1956 Boxing. Sugar Ray Leonard is born in Wilmington, North Carolina.

1959 Golf. Sam Snead sets PGA record for 36 holes (122).

1966 Boxing. Former world middleweight champion Randolph Turpin is found dead in his flat in Leamington Spa.

1972 Football. Tottenham Hotspur win the first UEFA Cup beating Wolves in a two-legged final. Having won the first leg 2-1 at Wolves, the second leg at White Hart Lane ended 1-1.

1974 Football. Bayern Munich win the European Cup, beating Athletico Madrid 4-0 in a replay in Brussels.

1981 Football. Everton midfielder Leon Osman is born in Wigan.

1982 Rugby union. Leicester and England international Harry Ellis is born.

1990 Football. Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in their FA Cup Final replay.

2003 Football. In Cardiff, Arsenal beat Southampton 1-0 to win the FA Cup Final.

2006 Football. Ten-man Arsenal are beaten 2-1 by Barcelona in the Champions League Final. The Gunners had their goalkeeper sent off early in the game.

2014 Football. Arsenal win the FA Cup at Wembley, winning 3-2 against Hull City. Hull had led 2-0 early in the first half.

2015 Football. Bristol Rovers returned to the Football League after a Conference play-off final win at Wembley. Darrell Clarke's side drew 1-1 after extra time but secured promotion with a 5-3 penalty shoot out triumph.


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