1906: Philadelphia Giants win Negro Championship Cup in Philadelphia before 10,000 fans; black baseball’s largest crowd ever.
1972: Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron earns his 6,135th total base to break Stan Musial’s MLB record in an 8-0 home defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies.
1975: The end of the longest first-class match played in England (32 hours 17 minutes). Under an agreement between the English and Australian authorities, the final Test of the 1975 series was to be extended to six days if the Ashes were still at stake. They were, but the extra day looked academic when England followed on 341 runs in arrears early on the fourth morning. But anchored by Bob Woolmer’s 149, England not only avoided an innings defeat, but also managed a draw.
1994: Miami rout Georgia Southern 56-0, breaking NCAA football record with its 58th consecutive home win; Alabama won 57 straight at home between 1962-82.
2006: Andre Agassi loses to 112th-ranked Benjamin Becker of Germany 7-5, 6-7, 6-4, 7-5 in the 3rd round at the US Open in his final career match; 8-time Grand Slam winner finishes with record of 870-274.
2011: Following his disqualification in the 100m, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt runs a season best 19.40 to win the 200m at the World Athletics Championships in South Korea.