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Aug. 10

1900 — The first Davis Cup is held with the United States beating Britain, 3-0.

1938 — McLin Hanover, driven by Henry Thomas, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in straight heats.

1949 — Ezzard Charles knocks out Gus Lesnovich in the eighth round at Yankee Stadium in his first world heavyweight title defense.

1949 — Miss Tilly, driven by Fred Egan, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in straight heats.

1975 — Jack Nicklaus wins the PGA Championship for the fourth time with a two-stroke victory over Bruce Crampton and Tom Weiskopf.

1980 — Jack Nicklaus wins his fifth PGA Championship with a record score of 274, seven strokes ahead of Andy Bean.