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On this sporting day - On This Day
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Saturday, 05 August 2017 01:00

Saturday, August 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?

1914 Tennis. USA beats Australia 3-2 to win Davis Cup.

1923 Swimming. Henry Sullivan becomes the first American to swim the English Channel.

1934 Cricket. South African cricketer Neville Quinn dies, aged 26.

1936 Athletics. At the Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens wins the 200m for his third gold medal in three days.

1938 Tennis. In the 33rd Davis Cup, USA beats Australia 3-2 in Philadelphia.

1948 Football. Former Liverpool, Spurs and England goalkeeper Ray Clemence is born.

1972 Cricket. Pakistan's pace bowler Aaqib Javed is born.

1974 Football. French player Antoine Sibierski is born.

1980 Football. Wayne Bridge, whose career has seen him play for Southampton, Chelsea, Manchester City and England, is born.

1985 Football. Ivory Coast player Salomon Kalou is born.

1997 Athletics. At the World Championships in Athens, Michael Johnson wins his third consecutive 400m title.

2012 Olympics. Usain Bolt wins the 100m at the London Olympics setting a new Olympic record.

2013 Cricket. Rain stops play on the final day of the third Test at Old Trafford, ensuring England hold an unbeatable lead in the Ashes.


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