1939 — Joe Louis stops Tony Galento in the fourth round at New York's Yankee Stadium to retain the world heavyweight title.
1953 — Betsy Rawls wins the U.S. Women's Open with a six-stroke playoff victory over Jacqueline Pung.
1966 — Ernie Terrell scores a unanimous 15-round decision over Doug Jones in Houston to win the WBA title, which had been stripped from Muhammad Ali.
1971 — Muhammad Ali wins a four-year legal battle to overturn his 1967 conviction for draft evasion in an 8-0 vote by the U.S. Supreme Court.
1992 — Connie Price-Smith, who earlier won the discus, wins the shot put at 62 feet, 6 inches, to become the first woman to win both events at the U.S. Olympic trials since Earlene Brown in 1960.
1994 — Oleg Salenko scores a World Cup record five goals as Russia beats Cameroon 6-1.
1995 — Chanda Rubin beats Patricia Hy-Boulais in a record marathon match at Wimbledon. Rubin's 6-7 (7-4), 7-6 (7-5), 17-15 victory broke the record for the most games (58) in a women's Grand Slam singles match. The previous record was 56 games, set in 1972 when Kerry Melville beat Pam Teeguarden 9-7, 4-6, 16-14, in the French Open semifinals.