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1934 — Elizabeth Ryan teamed with Simone Mathiau for her record 12th women's doubles title at Wimbledon, defeating Dorothy Andrus and Sylvia Henrotin 6-3, 6-3.

1982 — Steve Scott set an American record in the mile with a time of 3 minutes, 47.69 seconds in a meet at Oslo, Norway.

1985 — West Germany's Boris Becker, 17, became the youngest champion and first unseeded player, in the history of the men's singles at Wimbledon with a 6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 victory over Kevin Curren.

1990 — Martina Navratilova won her ninth Wimbledon women's championship, beating Zina Garrison 6-4, 6-1, breaking the record she shared with Helen Wills Moody.

1991 — Top-seeded Steffi Graf beat second-seeded Gabriela Sabatini 6-4, 3-6, 8-6 to win her third Wimbledon women's title.

1993 — Tom Burgess threw three touchdown passes and Wayne Walker scored twice as Ottawa spoiled the debut of the CFL's first American-based team, beating Sacramento 32-23.