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Sunday, 06 August 2017 01:16

Sunday, August 6

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?

1945 Cricket. Keith Miller scores 110 in the '4 Victory' Test at Lord's.

1946 Baseball. American coach Dusty Rhodes is born.

1948 Athletics. Fanny Blankers-Koen of the Netherlands becomes the first woman to win three gold medals at the Olympics.

1953 Cricket. Pakistan left-handed bowler Iqbal Qasim is born.

1958 Athletics. Glen Davies sets a new 400m hurdles record with a time of 49.2.

1966 Boxing. Muhammad Ali knocks out Brian London in three rounds to win the world heavyweight title.

1971 Sailing. Chay Blyth completed the first solo round-the-world sail against prevailing winds. It took him 292 days.

1972 Football. Manchester City win the FA Charity Shield at Villa Park, beating Aston Villa 1-0 courtesy of a Francis Lee penalty.

1972 Golf. Gary Player wins the PGA Tournament.

1983 Football. Dutch player Robin Van Persie is born.

1984 Athletics. Carl Lewis wins the long jump to claim the second of four gold medals at the Olympics.

1985 Baseball. Major League Baseball Players' Association stages a mid-season strike - it lasts one day.

2006 Motor racing. At the Hungarian Grand Prix, Jenson Button celebrates his first Formula 1 win,


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