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Tuesday, 08 August 2017 01:17

Tuesday, August 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?

1900 Tennis. The first Davis Cup begins. Is won by the USA two days later.

1902 Tennis. The British Isles beat USA 3-2 in New York to win the second Davis Cup.

1939 Athletics. Romanian long jumper Viorica Viscopoleanu is born. Wins gold at 1968 Olympics.

1953 Motor sport. Nigel Mansell is born. Wins Formula 1 Championship in 1992.

1958 Football. Goalkeeper Nigel Spink was born in Chelmsford. After playing for Chelmsford he joined Aston Villa and helped them win the European Cup -  Spink had been named on the bench for the final against Bayern Munich. But number one 'keeper Jimmy Rimmer was injured eight minutes into the game.

1965 Cricket. England bowler Angus Fraser is born.

1966 Boxing. Chris Eubank is born.

1970 Football. The Match Of The Day Theme was aired for the first time.

1978 Football. Louis Saha is born.

1981 Tennis. Swiss tennis star Roger Federer is born.

1982 Golf. Ray Floyd wins the 64th PGA Championship, carding a 272.

1987 Cricket. Pakistan score 708 all out against England at The Oval, Ian Botham takes 3-217.

2001 Athletics. Dean Macey wins bronze at the World Championships in Edmonton.

2009 Football. Spanish footballer Daniel Jarque dies, aged 26

2009 Football. After a summer of turmoil, Salisbury City kick off their Blue Square Premier season with a 2-0 win away at Rushden & Diamonds. An own goal and a Chris Flood effort secure the points for the Whites. Rushden missed a penalty in the opening minutes of the game.


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