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Wednesday, 13 September 2017 00:27

Wednesday, September 13

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?

1845 Baseball. The first baseball club, The Knickerbocker Club is formed in New York.

1924 Tennis. In Philadelphia, the USA beat Australia 5-0 to win the 19th Davis Cup.

1931 Athletics. Australian sprinter Marjorie Jackson, who won Olympic gold in 1952, is born.

1949 Golf. The Ladies Pro Golf Association of America is formed in New York City.

1959 Tennis. Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman 6-1, 6-4 to win the ladies singles at the 73rd US Open.

1963 Cricket. England cricketer Robin Smith is born in South Africa.

1970 Athletics. Gary Muhrcke wins the first New York City marathon in a time of 2:31.38.

1970 Tennis. Ken Rosewall beats Tony Roche in four sets to win the men's singles title at the 90th US Open.

1971 Hockey. The World Hockey Association is formed.

1971 Tennis. Goran Ivanisevic is born in Croatia.

1977 Cricket. England cricketer and umpire Arthur Fagg dies.

1981 Tennis. After losing the first set, John McEnroe beats Bjorn Borg 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3  to win the 101st US Open.

1987 Rugby union. Irish international Luke Fitzgerald is born.

1992 Motor racing. Nigel Mansell announced his retirement from F1.

1993 Athletics. Junxia Cheek sets new women's 3,000m world record with a time of 8:06.11

1995 Football. Former Middlesbrough and England coach Harold Sheperdson dies, aged 76.

1996 Cricket. Phil Simmons scores 171 and takes 6-14 for Leicestershire against Durham.

2014 Football. Chelsea are clear leaders of the Premier League following a 4-2 home win over Swansea City. Aston Villa win 1-0 against Liverpool at Anfield to go second.

2014 Football. Bemerton Heath Harlequins exit the FA Cup, going down 3-0 at Winchester City.

2015 Cricket. At Old Trafford, England are beaten by Australia in the final ODI match to lose the series 2-3.

2015 Cricket. England legend Brian Close died, aged 84. The former Yorkshire and Somerset left-handed batsman was the youngest (18) to play Test cricket for England. He also played football for Bradford City and England Under 18s, having previously been on the books of Leeds United and Arsenal.


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