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Tuesday, 05 September 2017 05:18

Tuesday, September 5

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?

1826 Cricket. Cricketer John Wisden is born. He founded the Wisden Cricketers' Almanac in 1864.

1922 Tennis. In New York, USA beats Australasia 4-1 to win the 17th Davis Cup.

1925 Golf. Bobby Jones wins the 29th US Golf Amateur Championship.

1951 Football. German player Paul Breitner is born.

1951 Tennis. Aged 16, Maureen 'Little Mo' Connolly became the youngest ever winner of the women's singles title at the US Open, beating Shirley Fry 6-3, 1-6, 6-4.

1960 Boxing. In the light heavyweight contest, Cassius Clay wins the gold medal at the Olympics.

1961 Football. Aston Villa won the first Football League Cup competition by beating Rotherham 3-0 in the second leg of the final. Trailing 0-2 from the first game, Villa scored courtesy of Alan O'Neill and Harry Burrows to take the tie at Villa Park into extra time. Peter McParland netted the all-important winner.

1967 Hockey. Jane Sixsmith is born.

1968 Tennis. Arthur Ashe wins the men's singles at the 88th US Open. Virginia Wade beats Billie Jean King 6-4, 6-4 to win the women's title.

1969 Cricket. Mark Ramprakash is born.

1971 Cricket. Adam Hollioake is born.

1972 Olympics. A total of 11 Israelis are killed at the Munich Olympics by terrorists.

1973 Cricket. England beat West Indies by one wicket in their first one-day international.

1979 Football. Norwegian international John Carew is born.

1998 Football. England lost 2-1 to Sweden in their World Cup qualifier.

1999 Football. Alan Shearer scored a hat-trick for England against Luxembourg.

2009 Football. Matt Tubbs (below) scores for Salisbury City in a 1-1 draw at home to Luton Town in their Blue Square Premier match at the Ray Mac. A crowd of 2,044 watched the game.

2015 Football. England win 6-0 in San Marino to secure qualification for Euro 2016. Wayne Rooney's 13th minute goal was his 49th for his country - equalling Bobby Charlton's record.


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