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On this sporting day - On This Day
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Friday, 01 September 2017 00:40

Friday, September 1

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?

1923 Boxing. The legendary Rocky Marciano is born.

1923 Tennis. In New York, USA beat Australia to register their fourth Davis Cup win in a row.

1939 Cricket. The last day of first class cricket in England for six years.

1946 Golf. Patty Berg becomes the first winner of the US Women's Open Championship.

1948 Cricket. Don Bradman scores 143 for Australia against a South of England side. He hits 17 fours and a six.

1951 Cricket. England cricketer David Bairstow is born.

1962 Football. Dutch footballer Ruud Gullitt is born.

1962 Football. Celtic, Millwall, Gillingham and Aston Villa player Tony Cascarino is born in St Paul's Cray. He won 51 caps for the Republic of Ireland.

1964 Golf. Norman Manley scored two consecutive holes in one at Sangus in California.

1971 Tennis. John Newcombe becomes the first top-seed man to lose in opening round of US Open.

1972 Chess. American Bobby Fischer beats Russia's Boris Spassky to win world chess title.

1972 Football. Two East London streets were named after Bobby Moore and Trevor Brooking, in honour of their services to football.

1975 Rugby union. Wales international and British Lions player Martyn Williams is born.

1983 Football. Spain's Jose Antonio Reyes is born.

1987 Tennis. Fifteen-year-old Michael Chang becomes youngest player to win a US Open tennis match.

1995 Boxing. Frank Bruno won the WBC world heavyweight title, defeating Oliver McCall on points at Wembley.

1999 Football. Bobby Robson took over as manager of Newcastle United after Ruud Gullitt's resignation.

2001 Football. Sports presenter and football commentator Brian Moore dies.

2012 Football. Downton win their FA Vase first qualifying round tie against Oldland Abbotonians 5-3 after extra time. Declan McGregor (2), Vince Rusher, Matt Scott and Josh Thomas are all on target for the Robins.


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