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Thursday, 10 August 2017 00:14

Thursday, August 10

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?

1897 Motor sports. The Automobile Club of Great Britain was established (now known as Royal Auto Club).

1900 Tennis. The USA win the first Davis Cup, beating the British Isles 3-0 in Boston.

1907 Motor racing. Prince Borghese of Italy won a motor race from Peking to Paris in 62 days. He overcame swamps, bushfires and a belgian traffic policeman, who stopped him for speeding.

1948 Cricket. Don Bradman scores 133 not out for Australia against Leicestershire. He scores 17 fours in the innings which lasts 216 minutes.

1950 Water sports. Henry Ross kayaked across the English channel in a record time of four hours and seven minutes.

1954 Horse Racing. Sir Gordon Richards retires as a jockey with a record 4,870 wins.

1958 Cricket. England wicket-keeper Jack Richards is born.

1967 Boxing. American boxer Riddick Bowe is born.

1971 Football. Former Manchester United and Republic of Ireland player and Ipswich Town manager, Roy Keane is born.

1972 Rugby Union. England World Cup winner Lawrence Dallaglio is born.

1975 Golf. Jack Nicklaus wins the 57th PGA Championship, carding a 276.

1984 Athletics. Mary Decker fell over after tripping on the heel of Zola Budd in the Olympic 3,000m final.

1989 Cricket. Australia close the opening day of the fifth Test match at Trent Bridge, on 301-0.

1998 Cricket. England won a five Test series for the first time since 1986 when they beat South Africa at Headingley.

2013 Cricket. Former South Wilts overseas player Chris Rogers scores his maiden century for Australia in the Test match at Durham.

2013 Football. Salisbury City lose 1-0 at home to Tamworth on their return to the Conference Premier.


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