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Historical: Today's Event Of Interest In Sport

TosinAmusan03
By TosinAmusan03 | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 2 views

I felt it would be the right time to remind ourselves some past sport event that has occurred in the history of sports. The underlisted are some of interesting event brought to you.

Today's July 19,1884- Wimbledon Women's: Tennis Maud Watson becomes Inaugural female champion by beating her sister Lillian Watson 6-8,6-3,6-3.

Today's July 19,1908- Dutch football club feyenoord is established in Rotterdam as Wilhelmina; reverts to SC Feijenoord 1912; updated to SC Feyenoord 1974 and to Feyenoord Rotterdam 1978.

Today's July 19,1900- Luxembourg Micheal Theato representing France wins Paris Olympic Marathon in 2:59:45 ahead of another athlete Emile champion.

Today's 19 July,1909- Cleveland Shortstop Ned ball completes the first modern MLB unassisted triple play in the Indians' 6-1 over the Boston Red Sox.

Today's 19 July,1914- Boston Braves begin drive from last to the NL pennant with a 3-2 win against the 2nd place Cincinnati Reds.

Today's 19 July,1 922- American Swimmer Johnny Weissmuller first to break 1 minutes barrier for 100m freestyle; Swims 58.6s at Almeda, CA.

Today's 19 July,1930- LPGA Wester Open Women's Golf, Acacia CC: Lucia Mida beat June Beebe 6&5 to win the inaugural event and first Women's major Championship ever played.

Today's 19 July,1970- Tour de France: Defending Champion Eddy Merck of Belgium wins general, mountains and combination categories.

Today's 19 July,1977- 48th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-5 at Yankee Stadium, New York.

Today's 19 July,1980- 22nd Modern Olympic games opens in Moscow; US and others boycott.

Today's 19 July,1987- British open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Briton Nick Faldo wins his first major title, by 1 shot from Paul Azinger and Rodger Davis.

Today's 19 July,1989- NFL Owners vote unanimously to form World League of American Football- operated 1991-2007.

Today's 19 July,1991- Mike Tyson rapes a miss Black America contestant (Desiree Washington).

Today's 19 July,1992- Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Frankfurt, Germany: Germany wins 2nd title with 2-1 win over Spain; Steffi Graf clinches final 6-4,6-2 against Arantxa Sanchez Vicario.

Today's 19 July,2013- Phil Woosnam, Welsh soccer Striker, manager (Wales 17 caps, USA manager 1968), dies of prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease at 90.

Today's 19 July,2013- Bert Trautmann, German footballer dies from heart failure at 89.

Today's 19 July,2018- Brazilian Soccer International goalkeeper Alisson transfer from Roma to Liverpool for a World Record shot blocker's fee of £66.8m.

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