1989: Daniel Sturridge was born on this date. He is an English player, who currently plays for Liverpool as a striker.
1983: Jose Antonio Reyes was born today. The Spanish footballer has played for teams like Arsenal and Real Madrid. Currently he plays for Sevilla as a left winger.
1946: 1st US Women’s Open Golf Championship won by Patty Berg.
1923: US beats Australia in tennis, for their 4th straight Davis Cup.
1987: 15-year-old Michael Chang becomes the youngest player to win US Tennis Open match.
1908: Amir Elahi was born today. He is one of the few players who has played Test cricket for two countries. He played one Test for India and 5 Tests for Pakistan.
1939: Last day of 1st-class cricket in England for 6 years due to Second World War.
1973: George Foreman KOs Jose “King” Roman in 1 for Heavyweight boxing title.
1966: Tim Hardaway, NBA guard for Miami Heat was born today. He was the second fastest to record 5000 points and 2500 assists in NBA History after Oscar Robertson.
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