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On this sporting day - Wednesday, August 23 - Hutton hits a triple century (1938) PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, August 23

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1898 Tennis. Malcolm Whitman wins the 18th US Open's Men's Singles title beating Dwight Davis 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-1.

1938 Cricket. Len Hutton scores 364 as England declare on 903-7 against Australia.

1949 Athletics. Shot-putter Geoff Capes is born.

1958 Football. Middlesbrough recorded their biggest ever win - 9-0 against Brighton & Hove Albion. The defeat was also Brighton's heaviest.

1961 Football. Former Spurs captain Gary Mabbutt is born.

1963 Cricket. Richard Illingworth is born.

1967 Cycling. Eddie Merckx becomes World Cycling champion.

1974 Cricket. Zaheer Abbas scores 240 for Pakistan against England at The Oval.

1984 Football. Liverpool and England defender Glen Johnson is born.

1995 Football. Legendary Manchester United and Republic of Ireland midfielder Johnny Carey dies, aged 76.

1998 Athletics. The European Athletics Championships closed with Britain having won nine gold medals. Among them were Steve Backley, Denise Lewis, Jonathan Edwards and the 4x400m and 4x100m men's relay teams.

 
On this sporting day - Tuesday, August 22 - Match Of The Day makes its debut (1964) PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, August 22

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1923 Athletics. Paavo Nurmi runs a world record mile in 4:10.4.

1930 Cricket. Australia regain the Ashes on the sixth day of the fifth Test.

1945 Cricket. England defeat Australian Services by six wickets in the Fifth Victory Test match.

1951 Basketball. The Harlem Globetrotters play in Berlin's Olympic Stadium in front of a crowd of 75,052.

1957 Boxing. Floyd Patterson knocks out Pete Rademacher in the sixth round of their heavyweight title bout.

1957 Snooker. Former world champion Steve Davis is born.

1964 Football. Match Of The Day is broadcast for the first time, showing highlights of the game between Liverpool and Arsenal.

1964 Tennis. Swedish player Mats Wilander is born.

1968 Athletics. Kenyan 800m runner Paul Ereng is born. Won gold at 1988 Olympics.

1972 Olympics. The International Olympic Committee expells Rhodesia for its racist policies.

1982 Football. Aston Villa and Spurs drew 2-2 at Wembley in the Charity Shield. The trophy was shared for six months apiece.

 
On this sporting day - Monday, August 21 - Rowing quartet win gold in Athens (2004) PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, August 21

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1931 Baseball. Babe Ruth hits his 600th home run (off George Blaeholder of Browns).

1935 Cricket. England opening batsman Ken Taylor is born.

1959 Tennis. England tennis player Anne Hobbs is born.

1986 Cricket. At The Oval, against New Zealand, Ian Botham takes a record 356th Test wicket.

1965 Football. Charlton Athletic's Keith Peacock became the first substitute to be used in the Football League.

1996 Football. Kenny Dalglish resigned as director of football at Blackburn Rovers.

2004 Rowing. The men's coxless fours narrowly edged out the Canadians to win Olympic gold in Athens. It was Mathew Pinsent's fourth gold medal.

2012 Football. Salisbury City's summer signing Jamie White scores twice to earn his side a 2-1 win at Tonbridge Angels. The victory was City's second in three days and lifts them to the top of the Blue Square Bet South table.

 
On this sporting day - Sunday, August 20 - Liddell refuses to race on a Sunday (1924) PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, August 20

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1884 Boxing. Gloves were used in a boxing match for the first time.

1920 Olympics. Allen Woodring wins the 200m at the Olympics wearing borrowed shoes.

1921 Tennis. Molla B Mallory beats M Browne 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 to win the 35th US Women's Tennis Open.

1922 Athletics. The first women's athletics world championships is held.

1924 Olympics. British sprinter Eric Liddel refused to run in the 100m heats at the Paris Olympics because they fell on a Sunday.

1934 Cricket. Ponsford is out for 266 in his final Test match.

1961 Football. Steve McMahon was born in Liverpool. His career included spells at Everton, Aston Villa, Liverpool and Manchester City before becoming player-manager at Swindon Town.

1971 Football. Former Nottingham Forest and England player Steve Stone is born.

1977 Rugby union. Argentinian international Manuel Contepomi is born in Buenos Aires.

1991 Tennis. Serbian tennis player Marko Dokovic is born.

1992 Cricket. England score 363-7 in 55 overs against Pakistan to set a new one day international record.

1993 Athletics. Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles in 12.91 seconds.

2011 Football. Shrewton United make their debut appearance in the FA Cup, winning their Extra Preliminary Round tie with Fleet Spurs 1-0. Bemerton Heath Harlequins exit the competition at the first hurdle, losing 3-2 at Whitchurch United, while Downton are held 3-3 at home to Brockenhurst.

 
On this sporting day - Saturday, August 19 - PGA title for Trevino (1984) PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, August 19

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1900 Olympics. The one and only Olympic cricket match starts at the Paris Olympics.

1931 Horse racing. Jockey Willie Shoemaker is born. He would win 8,833 races during his career.

1934 Tennis. Helen Jacobs wins the US Women's Open for the third year running.

1946 Football. Footballers threaten to strike for a minimum wage of £7 per week.

1962 Golf. Homer Blancos plays what is considered to be the finest ever round of golf, shooting a 55.

1970 Football. Due to their relegation the previous season to the Third Division, Aston Villa entered the League Cup at the first round stage, where they met Notts County. Villa's 4-0 win was the start of a cup run that took them all the way to Wembley.

1971 Football. Portugal international Joao Viera Pinto is born.

1984 Golf. Lee Trevino wins the 66th PGA Championship, shooting a 273.

1992 Cricket. Sri Lanka score 547-8 against Australia - their highest total to date.

1995 Boxing. In Las Vegas, Mike Tyson returns to the ring and defeats Peter McNeeley in just 89 seconds. It was Tyson's first fight since his release from prison.

1999 Football. Robbie Keane moved from Wolves to Coventry City for £6million.

 
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