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Sunday, 03 September 2017 01:25

Sunday, September 3

Famous sporting events and news from yesteryear that happened on this day

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1891 Tennis. Oliver S Campbell beats C Hobart in five sets to win the US Open men's singles title for the second year running.

1904 Olympics. The Olympic Games in St Louis close.

1917 Football. In Holland, the Utrecht football club is formed.

1921 Tennis. USA beats Japan 5-0 in New York to win the 16th Davis Cup.

1925 Handball. The first international handball match is held.

1938 Olympics. Decision is taken to switch the site for the 1940 Olympics from Tokyo, Japan to Helsinki, Finland.

1970 Football. Former Crystal Palace, Aston Villa and England player Gareth Southgate is born in Watford. He later managed Middlesbrough.

1971 Cricket. Yorkshire and England cricketer Percy Holmes dies.

1977 Football. Sweden international Olof Mellberg is born.

1985 Cricket. England regain the Ashes, beating Australia at The Oval.

1985 Football. Scott Carson is born.

1989 Tennis. Chris Evert defeats 15-year-old Monica Seles to register here 101st and final US Open womens singles win.

1994 Football. Former England captain Billy Wright dies aged 70. He captained England from 1948 to 1960.

2004 Rugby Union. Sir Clive Woodward stepped down as England coach after seven years, having led them to the 2003 World Cup win.

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