1926 — Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open golf tournament for the second time.
1934 — Carl Hubbell strikes out Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons, and Joe Cronin in succession, but the AL comes back to win the All-Star game 9-7 at the Polo Grounds.
1951 — Britain's Randy Turpin defeats Sugar Ray Robinson in 15 rounds to win the middleweight title, Robinson's second loss in 135 bouts.
1976 — Johnny Miller shoots a 66 in the final round to beat 19-year-old Spaniard Seve Ballesteros by six strokes to take the British Open.
1992 — The only major professional soccer league in the United States folds after 14 seasons.
1993 — Yobes Ondieki of Kenya becomes the first to break the 27-minute mark in the 10,000-meter race with a time of 26:58.38 at the Bislett Games in Norway.
1998 — Se Ri Pak posts the lowest LPGA Tour score ever with a 10-under-par 61 in the second round of the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic.