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Saturday, 08 July 2017 07:32

Saturday, July 8

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?

1889 Boxing. John L Sullivan knocks out Jake Kilrain in 75 rounds in what proved the last bare-knuckle bout.

1922 Tennis. Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory 6-2, 6-0 to win the 35th Wimbledon ladies singles title.

1932 Cricket. Herbert Sutcliffe scores his 100th century in the game for Yorkshire against Gloucestershire.

1941 Football. England's longest serving manager, Crewe Alexandra boss Dario Gradi MBE, is born in Milan, Italy.

1961 Cricket. Fred Trueman rips through the Australians, taking 5-0 in 24 balls.

1967 Tennis. Billie Jean King beats Ann Jones 6-3, 6-4 in the 74th Wimbledon ladies singles final.

1970 Tennis. US tennis player Todd Martin is born in Hinsdale.

1978 Tennis. Bjorn Borg beats Jimmy Connors in straight sets to win the 92nd men's singles title at Wimbledon.

1980 Football. Republic of Ireland international Robbie Keane is born.

1990 Football. In Rome, Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win the 14th World Cup.

1996 Tennis. Fifteen-year-old Martina Hingis becomes the youngest ever Wimbledon champion, when she wins the ladies doubles with Helena Sukova.

2007 Motor racing. Lewis Hamilton finishes third in his first British Grand Prix.

2007 Tennis. Jamie Murray and partner Jelena Jankovic won the mixed doubles final at Wimbledon - the first time a Briton had won a senior title there in 20 years.

2012 Tennis. Roger Federer wins his sixth Wimbledon singles title, defeating Andy Murray in four sets after losing the first.

2014 Football. In Brazil, Germany hammer the host nation 7-1 to secure a place in the World Cup final.

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