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Friday, 04 August 2017 01:17

Friday, August 4

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?


1938 Football. Bryn Jones was transferred from Wolves to Arsenal for a then record fee of £13,000.

1945 Golf. Byron Nelson records most tournament wins in a season (18).

1951 Rugby union. Former England international Peter Squires is born.

1957 Football. Former Ipswich Town and Scotland player John Wark is born.

1957 Motor racing. Argentinian racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio won the German Grand Prix at Nurburgring for the fifth and final time.

1958 Athletics. American athlete Mary Decker Slaney is born. Famous for the 'tripping' incident with Zola Budd at the 1984 LA Olympic Games.

1958 Athletics. US hurdler Greg Foster is born - three times world champion.

1967 Athletics. US 200m runner Mike Marsh is born. Won Olympic gold in 1992.

1976 Cricket. Women played at Lord's for the first time - England beat Australia by eight wickets.

1977 Football. Portugal player Luis Boa Morte is born.

1981 Cricket. English cricketer Ben Scott is born.

2000 Horse Racing. Frankie Dettori returned to racing after surviving an air crash.

2002 Swimming. Australian Ian Thorpe won his sixth gold medal at the Manchester Commonwealth Games, helping the 4x100m relay team to victory in the Games' final event.

2008 Motorbike racing. English rider Craig Jones dies.

2010 Football. Salisbury City name skipper Darrell Clarke (below) as its new manager, suceeding Tommy Widdrington. Mikey Harris is named as Clarke's assistant manager.

2012 Football. Downton kick off the new season with a 4-0 win against Blackfield & Langley. Danny Finnigan, Danny Urry, Vince Rusher and Nic Turpin score the goals.

In charge. Darrell Clarke and Mikey Harris after being installed as manager and assistant manager at Salisbury City.

Photo: DENIS MURPHY/Sport4Salisbury

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