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1972: The New York Knicks and Boston Celtics brawled with a little over a minute to play in the Knicks’ 116-98 win at Madison Square Garden in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

1987: Richard Hadlee makes highest Test Cricket score of 151* (v Sri Lanka)

1988: 1st four-day games in County Cricket Championship commence

1989: George W Bush and Edward W. Rose become joint CEOs of the Texas Rangers

1991: PGA Seniors’ Championship Men’s Golf, PGA National GC: Jack Nicklaus wins his 4th of 8 Champions Tour majors by 6 strokes from Bruce Crampton of Australia

1996: Chicago Bulls win NBA record 72 games (72-8)

2001: NFL Draft: Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Vick first pick by Atlanta Falcons

2013: Takuma Sato becomes the first Japanese driver to win an IndyCar race in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.