Won Events in History



2014 Event - Maria Sharapova wins the French Open, beating Simona Halep; Sharapova has now won two French Open titles

2014 Event - An American, Meb Keflezighi, wins the men's Boston Marathon, one year after the race was targeted by bombings; an American last won the men's race in 1983

2014 Event - The University of Connecticut achieves a second championship as the women's basketball team takes home the NCAA championship title after a 79-58 victory over Notre Dame; the men's basketball team won the NCAA title this season

2014 Event - Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kotooshu announces his retirement today; he won the Emperor's Cup in 2008 and achieved the second-highest rank of ozeki during his career

2014 Event - Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen set a new record for the highest number of Olympic medals awarded to a female Winter Olympics athlete after her gold medal at Sochi; Bjoergen has won ten Olympic medals over to date, including six golds

2014 Event - American ice dancing pair Charlie White and Meryl Davis win the Olympic gold medal - the first gold won by the U.S. in this sport

2014 Event - At Sochi, Russians Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov win the gold medal in pairs figure skating; the couple is the first to win on home ice since Ernst Baier and Maxi Herber won in 1936

2014 Event - Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos, wins a record fifth Associated Press MVP award; the award has never been won more than three times by a single NFL player

2014 Event - The Superbowl takes place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey; the Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 43-8, a historic win for the Seahawks, who haven't won a major championship in 30 years

2013 Event - In the U.S., two winners are believed to have won the Mega Millions lottery; they will share a jackpot of $636 million

2013 Event - The 2013 Man Booker Prize is won by Eleanor Catton for her book, 'The Luminaries'

2013 Event - The 2013 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is won by the undefeated filly Treve

2013 Event - The International Olympic Committee holds its 125th Session, and announces Tokyo, Japan won the bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics

2013 Event - In Scotland, the 2013 Open Championship is won by American golfer Phil Mickelson

2013 Event - The new leader of the Australian Labor Party is former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, who won over incumbent Julia Gillard

2013 Event - The 2013 National Poetry Competition is won by Patricia McCarthy

2012 Event - A leadership ballot held by the Democratic Party of Japan is won by Japan's Prime Minster, Yoshihiko Noda

2012 Event - The Formula One Belgian Grand Prix held at Spa-Francorchamps, is won by 32 year-old Jenson Button

2012 Event - Cycling's Philadelphia International Championship is won by Alexander Serebryakov

2012 Event - Following political reforms in Myanmar, Australia relaxes sanctions on the country, including by-elections earlier this month where opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi's party won more than a dozen seats

2012 Event - The Guardian proclaims 'The Guard' has won its first annual film award

2011 Event - Tiger Woods wins the Chevron World Challenge, the first tournament he has won in over two years

2011 Event - The London Marathon is won by Emmanuel Matai, who set a new course record

2010 Event - In Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko claims he won the presidential election with 79% of the vote; hundreds protesting the vote were arrested

2010 Event - The Paris Masters final is won by Sweden's Robin Soderling, a first major win for the player, now ranked fourth in the world of tennis

2010 Event - Men's freestyle skiing moguls competitor, Alexandre Bilodeau, wins the first gold medal Canada has ever won on home soil at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics

2008 Death - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, writer, won Nobel Prize, 1970, wrote 'The Gulag Archipelago', exiled in 1974, dies at 89

2004 Event - Tony Awards, Avenue Q, I Am My Own Wife, Henry IV revival and Assassins revival won major awards

2003 Death - Abel Ehrlich, composer, won the Israel Prize for Music and the Prime Minister's Prize for Israeli Composers

2003 Event - Tony Awards, Hairspray, Take Me Out, Long Day's Journey Into Night revival and Nine revival won major awards

2002 Event - Tony Awards, The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Private Lives revival, and Into the Woods revival won major awards

2001 Death - Tony Miles, chess player, chess Grandmaster, won matches with World Chess Champions Boris Spassky, Vassily Smyslov, Mikhail Tal, achieved peak rating of 2635, January 1, 1996 dies

2001 Event - Tony Awards, The Producers, Proof, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest revival and 42nd Street revival won major awards

2000 Event - Tony Awards, Copenhagen, Contact, The Real Thing revival, and Kiss Me Kate revival won major awards

1999 Death - Payne Stewart, professional golfer, won the U.S. Open, 1991 and 1999, won PGA Championship in 1989, among others, dies in Mina, South Dakota, at age 42, due to hypoxia from depressurization of a Learjet

1999 Death - "Glen Seaborg, Ph.D", chemist, won a Nobel for discovering plutonium and other elements, dies at 86

1998 Event - Tony Awards, Lion King, Caberet revival, Ragtime, and The Beauty Queen of Leenane won major awards

1998 Event - Tony Awards, Side Man, Death of a Salesman revival, Annie Get Your Gun revival and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown revival won major awards

1998 Event - ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by

1998 Death - Octavio Paz, writer, won Nobel prize winner for literature in 1990, dies at 84

1998 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan

1997 Death - Eddie Arcaro, jockey (won 2 Triple Crowns), dies at 81

1997 Event - 27th New York City Women Marathon won by Franziska Rochat-Moser of Switzerland 2:28:43

1997 Event - 28th New York City Marathon won by John Kagwe of Kenya in 2:08:12

1997 Death - Leon Edel, biographer, literary critic, wrote biography of Henry James, won Pulitzer Prize, dies at 89

1997 Event - 97th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Joel Kribel

1997 Event - 52nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Alison Nicholas

1997 Event - 43rd McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Chris Johnson

1997 Event - WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Jo Shiery-Odom

1997 Event - ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jason Queen

1997 Event - 101st Boston Marathon won by Lameck Aguta of Kenya in 2:10:34

1997 Event - 26th Boston Women's Marathon won by Fatuma Roba of Ethopia in 2:26:23

1997 Event - 26th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King

1997 Event - PBA National Championship Won by Rick Steelsmith

1997 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Tara Lipinski (USA)

1997 Event - Ice Dance won by Oksana Grishuk and Evgeny Platov (Rus)

1997 Event - Mens Figure Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)

1997 Event - Ice Pairs won by Mandy Woetzel and Ingo Steuer (GER)

1997 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Tara Lipinski

1997 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldridge

1997 Event - Diane Blood, 32, in England, won right to use her dead husbands sperm

1997 Event - Brunswick World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by John Gant

1996 Event - 26th New York City Women's Marathon won by Anuta Catuna of Romania in 2:28:18

1996 Event - 27th New York City Marathon won by Giacomo Leone of Italy in 2:09:54

1996 Event - BPAA U.S. Women's Bowling Open won by Liz Johnson

1996 Event - 96th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

1996 Event - PBA National Championship Won by Butch Soper

1996 Event - 51st U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam

1996 Event - WIBC Bowling Queens won by Lisa Wagner

1996 Event - 42nd McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies

1996 Event - ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Ernie Schlegel

1996 Event - Brunswick World Tournament of Champions won by Dave D'Entremont

1996 Event - 100th Boston Marathon won by Moses Tanui of Kenya in 2:09:15.9

1996 Event - 25th Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:27:12.6

1996 Event - 25th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan

1996 Death - Dario Bellezza, born in Rome, Italy, poet, author, playwright, associate director of Nuovi argomenti, published texts by Alberto Moravia, won the Viareggio prize in 1976 for Morte segreta, the Gatto prize in 1991, dies at 51

1996 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Edmonton won by Gritshuk and Platov (RUS)

1996 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Edmonton won by Eltsova and Bushkov (RUS)

1996 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Edmonton won by Michelle Kwan (USA)

1996 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Edmonton won by Todd Eldredge (USA)

1996 Death - Rodney Rash, born in Frederick, Maryland, Rodney R. Rash, horse trainer, trained Thoroughbred horses, clients include Berry Gordy, Bruce McNall, Wayne Gretzky, Gary A. Tanaka, won Santa Anita Handicap with Urgent Request, 1995, dies of rare blood disorder at age 36

1996 Event - U.S. male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo

1996 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan

1996 Event - Record $65.2 million British lottery won by 3 people (2-3-4-13-42-44)

1995 Event - Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Michelle Mullen

1995 Event - 25th New York City Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:28:06

1995 Event - 26th New York City Marathon won by German Silva in 2:10:00

1995 Event - BPAA U.S. Women's Open won by Cheryl Daniels

1995 Event - 95th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

1995 Death - Fabio Casartelli, raced with Ariostea team in 1993, won Olympic gold medal in 1992 Summer Olympics road race, died during 15th stage of the 1995 Tour de France, in a crash occurring on the descent of the Col de Portet d'Aspet in the Pyrenees

1995 Event - 50th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam

1995 Event - WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Postma

1995 Event - 41st McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Kelly Robbins

1995 Event - ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Mike Aulby

1995 Event - General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Aulby

1995 Event - 24th Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:25:11

1995 Event - 99th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:09:22

1995 Event - BPAA U.S. Open won by Dave Husted

1995 Event - 24th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nanci Bowen

1995 Death - Davie Cooper, David 'Davie' Cooper, professional soccer player, signed by Ranger for 100,000 pounds, won Scottish Cup with Motherwell in 1991, dies at 39

1995 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Birmingham U.K. won by Gritshuk and Platov (RUS)

1995 Event - Ice Pairs Champ at Birmingham won by Radka Kovarikova and Rene Novotny

1995 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champions in Birmingham won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)

1995 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Birmingham won by Chen Lu (CHN)

1995 Event - PBA National Championship Won by Scott Alexander

1995 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

1995 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Nicole Bobek

1994 Event - Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson

1994 Event - 24th New York City Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:27:37

1994 Event - 25th New York City Marathon won by German Silva in 2:11:21

1994 Event - BPAA U.S. Women's Bowling Open won by Aleta Sill

1994 Event - 94th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

1994 Event - 49th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan

1994 Event - 40th McDonald's LPGA Championship won by Laura Davies

1994 Event - WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan

1994 Death - Roland Ratzenberger, race car driver, claimed 1962 as birth year to appear younger and extend racing career, won 1986 Brands Hatch Formula Ford Festival, dies while qualifying for San Marino Prix, in 1994

1994 Event - General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Norm Duke

1994 Event - 23rd Boston Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig of Germany in 2:21:45

1994 Event - 98th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:07:15

1994 Event - ABC Masters Tournament won by Hobo Boothe

1994 Event - 23rd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Donna Andrews

1994 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Chiba Japan won by Gritschuk and Platov (RUS)

1994 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Chiba won by Shishkova/Vadim Naumov (RUS)

1994 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Chiba won by Yuka Sato (JPN)

1994 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Chiba won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)

1994 Event - PBA National Championship won by David Traber

1994 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis

1994 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding

1993 Event - Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Robin Romeo

1993 Event - 23rd New York City Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig in 2:26:24

1993 Event - 24th New York City Marathon won by Andres Espinosa in 2:10:04

1993 Event - 93rd U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris

1993 Event - 48th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Lauri Merten

1993 Event - 39th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan

1993 Event - ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Phil Ware

1993 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by George Branham

1993 Event - 22nd Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:25:27

1993 Event - 97th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas N'deti of Kenya in 2:09:33

1993 Event - 22nd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Helen Alfredsson

1993 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Prague won by M Usova and A Zhulin (RUS)

1993 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Prague won by I Brasseur and L Eisler (CAN)

1993 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Prague won by Oksana Baiul (UKR)

1993 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Prague won by Kurt Browning CAN

1993 Event - PBA National Championship Won by Ron Palombi Jr

1993 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis

1993 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Nancy Kerrigan

1992 Death - Stephen Albert, composer, Pulitzer Prize winner 1985, for symphony 'RiverRun', won Grammy Award 1995 for 'Cello Concerto', killed in an automobile accident in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

1992 Event - Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson

1992 Event - 22nd New York City Women's Marathon won by Lisa Ondieki in 2:24:40

1992 Event - 23rd New York City Marathon won by Willie Mtolo in 2:09:29

1992 Event - 92nd U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Justin Leonard

1992 Event - 47th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Sheehan

1992 Event - 38th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Betsy King

1992 Event - WIBC Bowling Queens won by Cindy Coburn-Carroll

1992 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marc McDowell

1992 Event - 21st Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:23:43

1992 Event - 96th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:14

1992 Event - 21st Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Dottie Mochrie

1992 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Oakland won by Klimova and Ponomarenko (CIS)

1992 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Oakland won by Mishuktienok and Dmitriev (CIS)

1992 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Oak won by Kristi Yamaguchi (USA)

1992 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Oakland won by Viktor Petrenko (CIS)

1992 Event - PBA National Championship Won by Eric Forkel

1992 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman

1992 Event - U.S. female Figure Skating championship won by Kristi Yamaguchi.

1991 Event - Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Lorrie Nichols

1991 Event - 21st New York City Women's Marathon won by Liz McColgan of Scotland in 2:27

1991 Event - 22nd New York City Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28

1991 Event - 91st U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Mitch Voges

1991 Event - 46th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Meg Mallon

1991 Event - 37th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Meg Mallon

1991 Event - ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Doug Kent

1991 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by David Ozio

1991 Event - 20th Boston Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil of Poland in 2:24:18

1991 Event - 95th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:11:06

1991 Event - 20th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott

1991 Event - PBA National Championship Won by Mike Miller

1991 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Munich won by Kristi Yamaguchi

1991 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Munich won by Isabel and Phil Duchesnay (FRA)

1991 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Munich won by N Mishkutenok and A Dmitriev

1991 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Munich won by Kurt Browning (CAN)

1991 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

1991 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding

1990 Event - 20th New York City Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil in 2:30:45

1990 Event - 21st New York City Marathon won by Douglas Wakiihuri in 2:12:39

1990 Event - 36th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Beth Daniel

1990 Event - U.S. Ambassador tells Iraq, U.S. won't take sides in Iraq - Kuwait dispute

1990 Event - 90th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Phil Mickelson

1990 Event - 45th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King

1990 Event - 1st sudden death U.S. Open Golf Championship is won by Hale Irwin

1990 Event - BPAA U.S. Women's Bowling Open won by Dana Miller-Mackie

1990 Event - WIBC Bowling Queens won by Patty Ann

1990 Event - ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Chris Warren

1990 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Dave Ferraro

1990 Event - 19th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:23

1990 Event - 94th Boston Marathon won by Gelindo Bordin of Italy in 2:08:19

1990 Event - 19th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King

1990 Event - PBA National Championship Won by Jim Pencak

1990 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Halifax won by Klimova and Ponomarenko (URS)

1990 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Halifax won by Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)

1990 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Halifax won by Jill Trenary (USA)

1990 Event - Mens Figure Skating Championship in Halifax won by Kurt Browning (CAN)

1990 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldredge

1990 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary

1989 Event - Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Tish Johnson

1989 Event - 19th New York City Women's Marathon won by Ingrid Kristiansen in 2:25:30

1989 Event - 20th New York City Marathon won by Juma Ikangaa in 2:08:01

1989 Event - 89th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Chris Patton

1989 Death - Bert Oosterbosch, racing cyclist, won World amateur team time trial championship, won World Professional individual pursuit title, successful track and road racer, dies at age 32, of acute cardiac arrest

1989 Death - Tim Richmond, race car driver (won 13 NASCAR races), dies of AIDS

1989 Event - 44th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King

1989 Event - 35th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez

1989 Event - General Manuel Noriega's government nullifies country's elections, which the opposition had won by a 3-1 margin

1989 Event - 18th Boston Women's Marath won by Ingrid Kristiansen of Nor in 2:24:33

1989 Event - 93rd Boston Marathon won by Abebe Mekonen of Ethiopia in 2:09:06

1989 Event - 18th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Juli Inkster

1989 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Paris won by M Klimova and S Ponomarenko (USR)

1989 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by E Gordeeva and S Grinkov (U.S.S.R.)

1989 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Kurt Browning (CAN)

1989 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Paris won by Midori Ito (Japan)

1989 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman

1989 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary

1988 Event - 18th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:07

1988 Event - 19th New York City Marathon won by Steve Jones in 2:08:20

1988 Event - 88th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Eric Meeks

1988 Event - 43rd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Liselotte Neumann

1988 Event - Chicago agrees to build a new stadium so White Sox won't move to Fla

1988 Event - 34th LPGA Championship won by Sherri Turner

1988 Event - 17th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:24:30

1988 Event - 92nd Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:43

1988 Event - 17th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott

1988 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Budapest won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)

1988 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Budapest won by E Valova and O Vasiliev (URS)

1988 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Budapest won by Katarina Witt (GDR)

1988 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champions in Budapest won by Brian Boitano (USA)

1988 Death - Colleen Moore, actress (These Girls Won't Talk), dies at 87

1988 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

1988 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas

1987 Event - Sam's Town National Bowling Pro-Am won by Debbie Bennett

1987 Event - 17th New York City Women's Marathon won by Priscilla Welch in 2:30:17

1987 Event - 18th New York City Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein in 2:11:01

1987 Event - 22,000 run in New York City Marathon (won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 2:11:01)

1987 Event - 87th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Billy Mayfair

1987 Event - 42nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Laura Davies

1987 Event - 33rd LPGA Championship won by Jane Geddes

1987 Event - 16th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:21

1987 Event - 91st Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:11:50

1987 Event - 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King

1987 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Cincinnati won by Katarina Witt

1987 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)

1987 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Cincinnati won by E Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)

1987 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Brian Orser (CAN)

1987 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

1987 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary

1986 Event - 16th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:06

1986 Event - 17th New York City Marathon won by Gianni Poli in 2:11:06

1986 Event - 41st U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Jane Geddes

1986 Event - 32nd LPGA Championship won by Pat Bradley

1986 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marshall Holman

1986 Event - 15th Boston Women's Marathon won by I Kristiansen of Norway in 2:24:55

1986 Event - 90th Boston Marathon won by Rob de Castella of Australia in 2:07:51

1986 Event - 15th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Pat Bradley

1986 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Brian Boitano (USA)

1986 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Geneva won by Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)

1986 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Geneva won by Debi Thomas (USA)

1986 Event - 1st million-dollar purse for a handicap race won at Santa Anita

1986 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

1986 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas

1985 Event - 15th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:34

1985 Event - 16th New York City Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34

1985 Event - French author Claude Simon won the Nobel Prize in literature

1985 Event - 40th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Kathy Baker

1985 Event - 31st LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez

1985 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mark Williams

1985 Event - 14th Boston Women's Marathon won by Lisa Larsen Weidenbach in 2:34:06

1985 Event - 89th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:14:05

1985 Event - 14th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Alice Miller

1985 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Tokyo won by Elena Valova and O Vasiliev (URS)

1985 Event - Mens Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Alexandr Fadeev (URS)

1985 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Tokyo won by Katarina Witt (GDR)

1985 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Tokyo won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)

1985 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano

1985 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Tiffany Chin

1984 Birthday - LeBron James, born in Akron, Ohio, professional basketball player, nicknamed, 'King James', number one pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, won gold at 2008 Olympics

1984 Event - President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)

1984 Event - 14th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:29:30

1984 Event - 15th New York City Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53

1984 Event - U.S. men's gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics

1984 Event - 39th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy

1984 Event - 30th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan

1984 Event - 13th Boston Women's Marathon won by Lorraine Moller of New Zealand in 2:29:28

1984 Event - 88th Boston Marathon won by Geoff Smith of Great Britain in 2:10:34

1984 Event - 13th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Juli Inkster

1984 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa won by J Torvill and Chris Dean (GRB)

1984 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Underhill and Paul Martini (CAN)

1984 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Katarina Witt (GDR)

1984 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Scott Hamilton (USA)

1984 Event - U.S. male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

1984 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners

1983 Event - 13th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:27:00

1983 Event - 14th New York City Marathon won by Rod Dixon in 2:08:59

1983 Death - Antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies

1983 Event - 83rd U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel

1983 Event - 38th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Jan Stephenson

1983 Event - 29th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan

1983 Event - 12th Boston Women's Marathon won by Joan Benoit Samuelson in 2:22:43

1983 Event - 87th Boston Marathon won by Greg Meyer of Mass in 2:09:00

1983 Event - 12th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott

1983 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Helsinki Finland won by Torvill and Dean (GRB)

1983 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Helsinki won by Valova and Vasiliev (URS)

1983 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Helsinki won by Rosalynn Sumners (USA)

1983 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Helsinki won by Scott Hamilton (USA)

1983 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

1983 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners

1982 Event - 12th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:27:14

1982 Event - 13th New York City Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:29

1982 Birthday - Ian Thorpe, born in Sydney, New South Wales, professional swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, won 11 World Championship gold medals, nicknamed, 'Torpedo'

1982 Event - 82nd U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel

1982 Event - 37th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Janet Anderson

1982 Event - 28th LPGA Championship won by Jan Stephenson

1982 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Durbin

1982 Event - 11th Boston Women's Marathon won by Charlotte Teske of Germany in 2:29:33

1982 Event - 86th Boston Marathon won by Alberto Salazar of Oreg in 2:08:51

1982 Event - 11th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sally Little

1982 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Torvill and Dean (GRB)

1982 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Copenhagen won by Baess and Thierbach (GDR)

1982 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champions in Copenhagen won by Scott Hamilton (USA)

1982 Event - Worlds Ladies Fig Skate Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA)

1982 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

1982 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners

1981 Event - 11th New York City Women's Marathon won by Allison Roe in 2:25:29

1981 Event - 12th New York City Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:08:13

1981 Event - 36th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Pat Bradley

1981 Event - 27th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young

1981 Event - 10th Boston Women's Marathon won by Allison Roe of New Zealand in 2:26:46

1981 Event - 85th Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:09:26

1981 Event - 10th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nancy Lopez

1981 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Hartford won by Denise Biellmann

1981 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Hartford won by Jayne Torvill and C Dean (GRB)

1981 Event - Ice Pairs Champ at Hartford won by Irina Vorobieva and I Lisovski (URS)

1981 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champions in Hartford won by Scott Hamilton (USA)

1981 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Elaine Zayak

1981 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

1981 Birthday - Alicia Keys, born in New York City, New York, born Alicia Augello Cook, singer, recording artist, actress, debut album, 'Songs in A Minor', won five Grammy Awards

1981 Death - Allyn Joslyn, actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), dies at 79

1980 Event - 10th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:25:41.3

1980 Event - 11th New York City Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:09:41

1980 Event - 80th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Hal Sutton

1980 Event - 35th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott

1980 Birthday - Michelle Kwan, born in Torrance, California, professional figure skater, won nine U.S. championships, five World Championships, two Olympic medals

1980 Event - 26th LPGA Championship won by Sally Little

1980 Event - ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Neil Burton

1980 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Wayne Webb

1980 Event - 84th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:12:11

1980 Event - 9th Boston Women's Marathon won by Jacqueline Gareau of Canada in 2:34:28, Rosie Ruiz disqualified as women's champ she hadn't run entire course

1980 Event - 9th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young

1980 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund W Germany won by Regoczy and Sallay

1980 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Dortmund won by Cherkasova and Shakhrai (U.S.S.R.)

1980 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Dortmund won by Anett Potzsch

1980 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Dortmund won by Jan Hoffmann GDR

1980 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

1980 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

1979 Event - 10th New York City Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:11:42

1979 Event - 9th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:27:33

1979 Event - 79th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Mark O'Meara

1979 Event - 34th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Jerilyn Britz

1979 Death - Elizabeth Ryan, tennis ace (won 19 Wimbledon titles), dies at 87

1979 Event - 25th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young

1979 Event - 83rd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:27

1979 Event - 8th Boston Women's Marathon won by Joan Benoit Samuelson in 2:35:15

1979 Event - 8th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Post

1979 Birthday - Norah Jones, born in Brooklyn, New York, musician, singer, jazz artist album, 'Come Away with Me', won five Grammy awards, sold more than 40 million albums worldwide

1979 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk and G Karponosov U.S.S.R.

1979 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Tai Babilonia and R Gardner USA

1979 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Vladimir Kovalev (U.S.S.R.)

1979 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Linda Fratianne

1979 Event - 2 Iowa girls High School basketball teams play 4 scoreless quarters game was won 4-2 in 4th overtime period

1979 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

1979 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

1978 Event - 8th New York City Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:32:30

1978 Event - 9th New York City Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:12:12

1978 Birthday - Usher Raymond, born in Dallas, Texas, stage name, 'Usher', recording artist, actor, sold over 40 million albums worldwide, won five Grammy Awards, films include, 'In the Mix'

1978 Event - 33rd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy

1978 Event - 33rd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy

1978 Event - 24th LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez

1978 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Earl Anthony

1978 Event - 7th Boston Women's Marathon won by Gayle Barron of Georgia in 2:44:52

1978 Event - 82nd Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:10:13

1978 Event - 7th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Post

1978 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa Canada won by Linichuk and Karponosov

1978 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Rodnina and Zaitsev (URS)

1978 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Anett Potzsch (GDR)

1978 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Charles Tickner (USA)

1978 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

1978 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

1977 Event - 7th New York City Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman in 2:43:10

1977 Event - 8th New York City Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:11:38

1977 Birthday - Bode Miller, born in Easton, New Hampshire, professional alpine ski racer, won World cup races in slalom, giant slalom, Super-G, downhill and combined

1977 Event - Toby Harrah and Bump Wills hit back-to-back inside-the-park-homers off Yankee Ken Clay at Yankee Stadium, Rangers won 8-2

1977 Birthday - Tom Brady, born in San Mateo, California, professional football player, quarterback, played for New England Patriots, won two Super Bowl MVP awards

1977 Event - 32nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Hollis Stacy

1977 Event - 23rd LPGA Championship won by Chako Higuchi

1977 Event - 6th Boston Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman of California in 2:48:33

1977 Event - 81st Boston Marathon won by Jerome Drayton of Canada in 2:14:46

1977 Event - 6th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

1977 Event - Ice Pairs Champs at Tokyo won by Irina Rodnina/Alexandr Zaitsev (URS)

1977 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champions in Tokyo won by Vladimir Kovalev (U.S.S.R.)

1977 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Tokyo won by Linda Fratianne (USA)

1977 Birthday - Rod White, born in Sharon, Pennsylvania, archer, won Olympic gold in 1996

1977 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

1977 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

1976 Event - 6th New York City Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman in 2:39:11

1976 Event - 7th New York City Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:10:10

1976 Birthday - Carlos Moya, born in Geneva, Spain, professional tennis player, ranked 1st in the World for singles, won over 500 ATP-level matches, won French Open singles, 1998

1976 Event - President Gerald R. Ford won Republican President nomination at Kansas City convention

1976 Event - 31st U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by JoAnne Carner

1976 Event - 22nd LPGA Championship won by Betty Burfeindt

1976 Death - Eugen Roth, songwriter, humorous poet, wrote, 'Ein Mensch' or 'Humans', won Munich art prize for literature, 1952, dies at 81 in Munich, Germany

1976 Event - 5th Boston Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt of Wis in 2:47:10

1976 Event - 80th Boston Marathon won by Jack Fultz of Wash, DC in 2:20:19

1976 Death - Akio Yashiro, Japanese composer, studied under Kunihiko Hashimoto, Leonid Kreutzer, String Quartet composition won the Eighth Mainichi Music prize in 1957, dies at 46

1976 Event - 5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin

1976 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Gothenburg won by Pakhomova and Gorshkov (URS)

1976 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Gothenburg won by Rodnina and Zaitsev (URS)

1976 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by John Curry (GRB)

1976 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Gothenburg won by Dorothy Hamill

1976 Event - Owners announce spring training won't open without a labor contract

1976 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill

1976 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Terry Kubicka

1975 Event - U.S. decides John Lennon won't be deported due to U.K. pot conviction

1975 Event - 5th New York City Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt in 2:46:14

1975 Event - 6th New York City Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:19:27

1975 Event - 30th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Sandra Palmer

1975 Event - 21st LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

1975 Birthday - Lauryn Hill, born in South Orange, New Jersey, singer, actress, won five Grammy's for 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' album, which sold over 18 million copies worldwide

1975 Event - 4th Boston Women's Marathon won by Liane Winter of W Germ in 2:42:24

1975 Event - 79th Boston Marathon won by Bill Rodgers of Mass in 2:09:55

1975 Event - 4th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Palmer

1975 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill

1975 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr

1974 Event - 4th New York City Women's Marathon won by Katherine Switzer in 3:07:29

1974 Event - 5th New York City Marathon won by Norbert Sander in 2:26:30

1974 Event - 29th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Sandra Haynie

1974 Event - 20th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie

1974 Event - 3rd Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Jo Ann Prentice

1974 Event - 3rd Boston Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman of California in 2:47:11

1974 Event - 78th Boston Marathon won by Neil Cusack of Ireland in 2:13:39

1974 Event - Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Earl Anthony 11/16

1974 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill

1974 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr

1974 Birthday - Tony Delk, born in Covington, Tennessee, professional basketball player, point guard, shooting guard, leader of University of Kentucky Wildcats team that won the 1996 NCAA Men's Division

1973 Death - Paavo Nurmi, who won 6 Olympic gold medals, dies at 76

1973 Event - 3rd New York City Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik in 2:57:07

1973 Event - 4th New York City Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:21:54

1973 Event - PBA National Championship Won by Earl Anthony

1973 Event - WPBA National Championship won by Betty Morris

1973 Event - 28th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning

1973 Event - 19th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills

1973 Event - WIBC Bowling Queens won by Dotty Fothergill

1973 Event - ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Dave Soutar

1973 Event - BPAA U.S. Women's Bowling Open won by Millie Martorella

1973 Event - 2nd Boston Women's Marathon won by Jacqueline Hansen of CA in 3:05:59

1973 Event - 77th Boston Marathon won by Jon Anderson of Oreg in 2:16:03

1973 Event - 2nd Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

1973 Birthday - Oscar de la Hoya, born in Los Angeles, California, boxer, light middleweight, Mexican-American, nicknamed 'The Golden Boy', defeated 17 world championships, won 10 world titles in six different weight classes

1973 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1973 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr

1972 Birthday - Jordi Burillo, born in Barcelona, Spain, professional tennis player, won ATP Tour singles title and doubles title, coached Julian Alonso

1972 Birthday - Luis Figo, born in Almada, Portugal, professional soccer player, midfielder, 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year, won 127 caps for the Portuguese national soccer team

1972 Event - 2nd New York City Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik in 3:08:41

1972 Event - 3rd New York City Marathon won by Sheldon Karlin in 2:27:52

1972 Event - 27th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning

1972 Event - 18th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Ahern

1972 Event - 1st Boston Women's Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik of New York in 3:10:26

1972 Event - 76th Boston Marathon won by Olavi Suomalainen of Finland in 2:15:39

1972 Event - 1st Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Jane Blalock

1972 Birthday - Filip Dewulf, born in Mol, Belgium, professional tennis player, won two ATP Tour singles titles, one doubles titles

1972 Birthday - Shaquille O'Neal, born in Newark, New Jersey, NBA center for the Magic, Lakers, won 1996 Olympic gold

1972 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1972 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Kenneth Shelley

1971 Event - 1st New York City Women's Marathon won by Beth Bonner in 2:55:22

1971 Event - 2nd New York City Marathon won by Norman Higgins in 2:22:54

1971 Birthday - Kenny Cunningham, born in Dublin, Ireland, professional soccer player, defender, won 70 caps for the Republic of Ireland national football team

1971 Event - 26th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by JoAnne Carner

1971 Event - 17th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

1971 Birthday - Nicklas Kulti, born in Stockholm, Sweden, professional tennis player, won the Australian Open in Wimbledon junior titles in 1989, top singles title in Adelaide, 1990

1971 Event - 75th Boston Marathon won by Alvaro Mejia of Colombia in 2:18:45

1971 Birthday - Richard Green, born in Williamstown, Melbourne, Australia, professional golfer, won 1997 Dubai Desert Classic, listed in the top 30 of the Official World Golf Rankings

1971 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1971 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by John Misha Petkevich

1971 Birthday - Sergi Bruguera, born in Barcelona, Spain, professional tennis player, played for Spain, won consecutive men's singles titles at the 1993 and 1994 French Open

1970 Birthday - Tonja Yevette Buford-Bailey, born in Dayton, Ohio, 400m hurdler, won 1996 Olympic bronze

1970 Event - 1st New York City Marathon won by Gary Muhrcke in 2:31:38

1970 Birthday - Fabio Casartelli, born in Como, Italy, raced with Ariostea team in 1993, won Olympic gold medal in 1992 Summer Olympics road race

1970 Event - 25th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young

1970 Event - 16th LPGA Championship won by Shirley Englehorn

1970 Birthday - Mike Kelly, born in Los Angeles, California, Michael Raymond Kelly, baseball player, outfielder, attended Arizona State University, played outfield for Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Colorado Rockies, won Golden Spikes Award, 1991

1970 Event - 74th Boston Marathon won by Ron Hill of Great Britain in 2:10:30

1970 Event - Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Don Johnson

1970 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Ljubljana won by Pakhomova and Gorshkov (URS)

1970 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Ljubljana won by Rodnina and Ulanov (URS)

1970 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Ljubljana won by Gabriele Seyfert (GDR)

1970 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Ljubljana won by Tim Wood (USA)

1970 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1970 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood

1969 Birthday - Jan Apell, born in Gothenburg, Sweden, professional tennis player, won the Davis Cup in doubles, 1994, played with Jonas Bjorkman

1969 Death - Walter Hagen, U.S. golfer (won 5x PGA-tournament), dies at 76

1969 Event - 69th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Steve Melnyk

1969 Event - 15th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1969 Event - 24th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young

1969 Event - BPAA All-Star Bowling Tournament won by Billy Hardwick

1969 Event - Firestone World Bowling Tournament (Mercury Open) won by Jim Godman

1969 Event - ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jim Chestney

1969 Event - 73rd Boston Marathon won by Yoshiaki Unetani of Japan in 2:13:49

1969 Birthday - Harold Pruett, rocker, Outsiders-Time Won't Let Me

1969 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs won by Towler and Ford of GBR

1969 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Rodnina and Ulanov of URS

1969 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colorado Springs won by Gabriele Seyfert GDR

1969 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by Tim Wood USA

1969 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

1969 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood

1968 Event - PBA National Championship won by Wayne Zahn

1968 Event - 68th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Bruce Fleisher

1968 Birthday - Henrik Holm, born in Taby, Sweden, professional tennis player, won five doubles titles, achieved highest ATP-ranking of 17th in the world, July 1993

1968 Birthday - Horst Skoff, born in Klagenfurt, Austria, professional tennis player, won top-level singles title in Athens in 1989, ranked 18th in world rankings for singles, 70th for doubles

1968 Event - 23rd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Susie Maxwell Berning

1968 Event - 14th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Post

1968 Event - BPAA All-Star Bowling Tournament won by Jim Stefanich

1968 Event - BPAA U.S. Women's Bowling Open won by Dotty Fothergill

1968 Birthday - Omar Camporese, born in Bologna, Italy, professional tennis player, won two top-level singles and five tour doubles titles, ranked 18th in the World in singles, 27th for doubles, 1992

1968 Event - ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Pete Tountas

1968 Event - 72nd Boston Marathon won by Amby Burfoot of Connecticut in 2:22:17

1968 Event - Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Dave Davis

1968 Birthday - Carla McGhee, born in Peoria, Illinois, U.S. basketball forward, won Olympic gold in 1996

1968 Birthday - Diann Roffe-Steinrotter, born in Warsaw, New York, alpine skier, won Olympic gold and silver in 1992

1968 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Geneva won by Towler and Ford (GRB)

1968 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Geneva won by Belousova and Protopopov (U.S.S.R.)

1968 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champions in Geneva won by Emmerich Danzer (AUT)

1968 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Geneva won by Peggy Fleming (U.S.)

1968 Birthday - Javier Sanchez, born in Pamplona, Spain, professional tennis player, won four top-level singles titles, 26 doubles titles in his career

1968 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1968 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood

1968 Birthday - Kent Carlsson, Sweden, born in Eskilstuna, Sweden, professional tennis player, won nine career titles, three-time European Champion

1967 Birthday - Anthony Nesty, swimmer, won Suriname's 1st gold olympic medal

1967 Birthday - Laura Garrone, born in Milan, Italy, professional tennis player, won five doubles titles on the WTA Tour, ranked 32nd in the World, January 1987

1967 Event - 13th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

1967 Event - 22nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Catherine Lacoste

1967 Event - 71st Boston Marathon won by Dave McKenzie of New Zealand in 2:15:45

1967 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by Towler and Ford (GRB)

1967 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Belousova and Protopopov (U.S.S.R.)

1967 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Vienna won by Emmerich Danzer (AUT)

1967 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Vienna won by Peggy Fleming (U.S.)

1967 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1967 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti

1967 Birthday - Ulf Stenlund, born in Falun, Sweden, professional tennis player, won one doubles title in Bari, 1987 and one singles title in Palermo, 1986, highest ATP-ranking was 23rd in the World, April, 1987

1966 Birthday - Olga Bicherova, gymnastics, won title at 15 years 33 days

1966 Event - 12th LPGA Championship won by Gloria Ehret

1966 Event - 21st U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Sandra Spuzich

1966 Event - 70th Boston Marathon won by Kenji Kimihara of Japan in 2:17:11

1966 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford GRB

1966 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova and Protopopov of URS

1966 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of U.S.

1966 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Emmerich Danzer AUT

1966 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1966 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen

1965 Event - 11th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie

1965 Birthday - Lennox Lewis, born in West Ham, England, professional boxer, won World heavyweight championship three times, 1988 Olympic Games gold medalist

1965 Event - 20th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Carol Mann

1965 Event - 69th Boston Marathon won by Morio Shigematsu of Japan in 2:16:33

1965 Birthday - Andrew Jameson, born in Crosby, England, competitive swimmer, sports commentator for the BBC, won gold medal for 100m butterfly in 1987 European Championships

1965 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1965 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti

1965 Event - BPAA All-Star Tournament won by Dick Weber

1965 Birthday - Vinnie Jones, born in Watford, England, professional soccer player, midfielder, won 1988 FA Cup Final with Wimbledon, actor, appeared in 'The Midnight Meat Train'

1964 Event - 10th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills

1964 Birthday - Yvonne Murray, born in Musselburgh, Scottish track, running athlete, won Olympic bronze medal, 3000m, Seoul, 1988

1964 Birthday - Clive Owen, born in Coventry, England, appearance in film, 'Closer', won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

1964 Birthday - Jordi Arrese, born in Barcelona, Spain, professional tennis player, won silver Olympic medal at the 1992 Olympic games in Barcelona

1964 Event - 19th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

1964 Birthday - John Parrott, born in Liverpool, England, professional snooker player, winner, World Snooker Championship, 1991, won UK Championship title, 1991

1964 Event - 68th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:19:59

1964 Birthday - Emilia Eberle, Romania, gymnast, won Olympic silver in 1980

1964 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

1964 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Allen

1964 Birthday - Richard Dunwoody, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, British jockey in National Hunt Racing, won King George VI Chase four times on the famous grey Desert Orchid in 1989 and 1990

1963 Event - 9th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright

1963 Birthday - Luiz Mattar, born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, professional tennis player, won seven top-level singles titles and five doubles titles from 1986 to 1995

1963 Event - 18th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mary Mills

1963 Birthday - Wally Masur, born in Southampton, England, tennis coach, professional tennis player from Australia, won Australian Junior Championships at age 18

1963 Event - 67th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:18:58

1963 Birthday - Paul Way, born in Kingsbury, Middlesex, British golfer, won Brabazon Trophy, 1981, turned pro in 1982, won KLM Dutch Open while on the European Tour, second youngest Ryder Cup player in 1983, and 1985, finished in the top 100 in 1993, on the Order of Merit, after 1997, his participation in tournament golf waned

1963 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Lorraine Hanlon

1963 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Thomas Litz

1962 Birthday - Chuck Finley, born in Monroe, Louisiana, pitcher, Major League Baseball, played for California Angels, won more than 15 games six times between 1986 and 1999

1962 Event - Nixon tells press he won't be available to kick around any more

1962 Event - 8th LPGA Championship won by Judy Kimball

1962 Event - 17th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Murle Lindstrom

1962 Event - 66th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:48

1962 Birthday - Jackie Joyner-Kersee, born in East St. Louis, Illinois, heptathele won Olympic gold 1988, 1992

1962 Birthday - Diego Perez, born in Montevideo, Uruguay, professional tennis player, won ATP Tour singles title and three doubles titles in his career, ending in 1996

1962 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Barbara Roles

1962 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Monty Hoyt

1961 Event - 61st U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus

1961 Event - 16th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

1961 Event - 65th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:39

1961 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen

1961 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Bradley Lord

1960 Event - Casey Stengel retired by New York Yankees (won 10 pennants in 12 years)

1960 Birthday - Hank Baran, born in San Diego, California, Canadian Tour golfer, 1988 Won Mexican

1960 Event - 15th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1960 Event - 6th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright

1960 Birthday - Roland Ratzenberger, Salzburg, Austria, race car driver, claimed 1962 as birth year to appear younger and extend racing career, won 1986 Brands Hatch Formula Ford Festival

1960 Event - 64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54

1960 Birthday - Michael Whitaker, born in England, equestrian rider, showjumper, award-winner, won team Silver medal in 1984 Olympic Games, team Gold medal in 1985 European Championships

1960 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Vancouver won by Denny and Jones (GRB)

1960 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Vancouver won by Wagner and Paul (CAN)

1960 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Vancouver won by Alain Giletti (FRA)

1960 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Vanc won by Carol E Heiss (USA)

1960 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss

1960 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins

1960 Birthday - Paul Azinger, born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, Paul William Azinger, professional golfer, ranked in the top 10 Official World Golf Rankings for 300 weeks between 1988 and 1994, won 11 tournaments on the PGA Tour in 7 seasons, won 1993 PGA Championship

1959 Birthday - Al Yankovic, born in Downey, California, singer, songwriter, satirist, won three Grammy Awards, four gold records, six platinum records, sold over 12 million albums

1959 Event - 59th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus

1959 Birthday - Rodney Rash, born in Frederick, Maryland, Rodney R. Rash, horse trainer, trained Thoroughbred horses, clients include Berry Gordy, Bruce McNall, Wayne Gretzky, Gary A. Tanaka, won Santa Anita Handicap with Urgent Request, 1995

1959 Event - 5th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1959 Event - 14th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

1959 Event - 63rd Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:22:42

1959 Birthday - Ben Okri, born in London, of Nigerian descent, poet, author, won Booker Prize 1991, for book 'The Famished Road', described as a magic realist

1959 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs USA won by Denny and Jones of GRB

1959 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Wagner and Paul of CAN

1959 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by Carol Heiss USA

1959 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Colorado Springs won by David Jenkins USA

1959 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss

1959 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins

1959 Birthday - Kapil Dev, born in Chandigarh, India, cricket player for India, captain of 1983 Cricket World Cup, won by India

1958 Event - 13th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

1958 Event - 4th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright

1958 Event - 62nd Boston Marathon won by Franjo Mihalic of Yugoslavia in 2:25:54

1958 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss

1958 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins

1958 Birthday - Bob Bradley, born in Montclair, New Jersey, soccer coach, won Olympic gold 1996

1958 Birthday - Ian Woosnam, born in Oswestry, England, nicknamed 'Woosie', 'Wee Welshman', 'Woosers', Welsh, professional golfer, played first European Tour, 1979, won Swiss Open, 1982, number one in Official World Golf Rankings in 1991, awarded O.B.E. 2007 New Years Honors List

1958 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Paris won by June Markham/Courtney Jones GRB

1958 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by Barbara Wagner/Rob Paul of CAN

1958 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Carol Heiss of USA

1958 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by David Jenkins USA

1958 Birthday - Sandy Lyle, born in Shrewsbury, professional golfer, represented Scotland, won The Open Championship at Sandwich, 1985, wrote book 'To The Fairway Born'

1958 Birthday - Ricardo Acuna, born in Santiago, Chile, former tennis player, ranked was 47th in the world, won three doubles titles during his career

1957 Event - CBS states it won't broadcast baseball where minor league games are on

1957 Birthday - Steve Davis, born in Plumstead, London, snooker player, nine-ball pool player, won six World Championships in the 1980's, performed well in Mosconi Cup, World Pool Championships

1957 Birthday - Bert Oosterbosch, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands, racing cyclist, won World amateur team time trial championship, won World Professional individual pursuit title, successful track and road racer

1957 Event - 12th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1957 Event - 3rd LPGA Championship won by Louise Suggs

1957 Event - 61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Connecticut in 2:20:05

1957 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs won by Markham and Jones (GRB)

1957 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Wagner and Paul (CAN)

1957 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champ in Colorado Springs won by David Jenkins (USA)

1957 Event - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Colorado Springs won by Carol Heiss (U.S.)

1957 Birthday - Payne Stewart, professional golfer, won the U.S. Open, 1991 and 1999, won PGA Championship in 1989, among others

1956 Event - 11th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Kathy Cornelius

1956 Event - 2nd LPGA Championship won by Marlene Hagge

1956 Birthday - Lance Parrish, born in Clairton, Pennsylvania, professional baseball player, catcher, played for many Major League Baseball teams, won All-Star eight times, won Silver Slugger award six times

1956 Event - 60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14

1956 Birthday - Sue Barker, born in Paignton, England, professional tennis player, television presenter with the BBC, won singles title at the French Open, highest career singles ranking was third in the World

1956 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1956 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

1956 Birthday - Jim Barton, born Lincoln, Nebraska, soling yachter, won Olympic bronze in 1996

1956 Birthday - Davie Cooper, born in Hamilton, Scotland, David 'Davie' Cooper, professional soccer player, signed by Ranger for 100,000 pounds, won Scottish Cup with Motherwell in 1991

1956 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Garmisch won by Pamela Weight/P Thomas GRB

1956 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Garmisch won by Schwarz and Oppelt of AUT

1956 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Garmisch won by Carol Heiss USA

1956 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Garmisch won by H A Jenkins USA

1955 Event - New York psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing

1955 Birthday - Cassandra Wilson, born in Jackson, Mississippi, jazz singer, guitar player, jazz and blues genres, album 'New Moon Daughter' won Grammy Award

1955 Event - 1st LPGA Championship won by Beverly Hanson

1955 Event - 10th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Fay Crocker

1955 Birthday - Tony Allcock, born in Leicestershire, England, bowler, two-time world outdoor singles champion, 1992, 1996, world singles champion 1986, 1987, 2002, won silver medal in men's singles event at 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Canada

1955 Birthday - Bill Koch, born in Brattleboro, Vermont, skier, first U.S. world-class cross-country skier, won 1982 Cross-country skiing World Cup

1955 Birthday - Chiyonofuji Mitsugu, born in Hokkaido, Japan, sumo wrestler, 58th yokozuna, greatest, highest ranked sumo in recent times, won 31 tournament championships, coming in second to Taiho, noted as lightest yokozuna since Tochinoumi in the 1960's, head coach for Kokonoe stable

1955 Birthday - Tony Miles, born in Edgbaston, Birmingham, chess player, chess Grandmaster, won matches with World Chess Champions Boris Spassky, Vassily Smyslov, Mikhail Tal, achieved peak rating of 2635, January 1, 1996

1955 Event - 59th Boston Marathon won by Hideo Hamamura of Japan in 2:18:22

1955 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1955 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

1955 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Vienna Austria won by J Westwood/Demmy GRB

1955 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Frances Dafoe and Bowden of CAN

1955 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Vienna won by Tenley Albright U.S.

1954 Event - Linus Pauling won the Nobel prize in chemistry

1954 Birthday - Derek Warwick, born in Alresford, England, racecar driver, at age 16, won Superstox English Championship and age 18, won the World Championship at Wimbledon Stadium

1954 Birthday - Sarah Lundy, born in America, horse trainer, won Sam F. Davis Stakes, Tampa Bay Downs, 1993, first female trainer to saddle a horse in the Belmont Stakes

1954 Birthday - Archie Griffin, NFL runningback, won 2 Heisman Trophies, Ohio State

1954 Event - 9th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson Zaharias

1954 Event - 58th Boston Marathon won by Veikko Karvonen of Finland in 2:20:39

1954 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1954 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

1954 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Oslo won by Jean Westwood/Lawrence Demmy GRB

1954 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Oslo won by Frances Dafoe/Norris Bowden CAN

1954 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Oslo won by Gundi Busch GER

1954 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Oslo won by Hayes Alan Jenkins US

1954 Event - BPAA All-Star Tournament won by Don Carter

1953 Birthday - Lucinda Green, born in Andover, England, born Lucinda Jane Prior-Palmer, champion equestrian, journalist, won gold at 1982 World Championships

1953 Birthday - Earl Klugh, born in Detroit, Michigan, jazz musician, guitarist, composer, won Grammy award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance, 1981

1953 Event - 8th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1953 Birthday - Raul Ramirez, born in Ensenada, Baja California, professional Mexican tennis player, in 1976, ranked No. 4 in the world, in 1983, ranked No. 6 in the world in doubles, won 60 doubles titles, 19 singles titles, married former Miss Universe, Venezuelan-born Maritza Sayalero

1953 Event - 1st general elections in British Guyana, won by Jagans PPP

1953 Event - 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51

1953 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1953 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

1953 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Westwood and Demmy GRB

1953 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Jennifer and John Nicks of GRB

1953 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Tenley Albright USA

1953 Event - Men's Figure Skating Champion in Davos won by Hayes Alan Jenkins USA

1952 Birthday - Jan Raas, born in Heinkenszand, Zeeland, Dutch professional cyclist, won 10 stages in the Tour de France, won Amstel Gold Race five times

1952 Birthday - Roseanne Barr, born in Salt Lake City, Utah, comedian, actress, television producer, won Emmy award for television series, 'Roseanne'

1952 Birthday - Graham Yallop, cricketer, Australian captain in 7 Tests, won 1 lost 6

1952 Birthday - Rita Dove, born in Akron, Ohio, author, poet, won Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress 1993

1952 Event - 7th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Louise Suggs

1952 Event - 56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53

1952 Birthday - Jonjo O'Neill, born in Castletownroche, Ireland, racehorse trainer, former jockey, won British Champion Jockey title, Cheltenham Gold Cup

1952 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

1952 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1952 Birthday - William Kirby Cullen, born in Santa Ana, California, actor, How the West Was Won

1952 Event - Ice Dance Championship at Paris France won by Westwood and Demmy GRB

1952 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by Ria Falk and Paul Falk of GER

1952 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Paris won by Jacqueline du Bief of FRA

1952 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Richard Button USA

1951 Birthday - Jan Timman, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dutch chess player, Grandmaster, won International Master title in 1971 and 1974, won 1976 Chess Olympiads gold medal

1951 Birthday - Graham Price, born in Moascar, Egypt, rugby player, prop forward, debuted for Wales in 1975, won 41 caps for Wales

1951 Event - 6th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1951 Birthday - Mark McCumber, born in Jacksonville, Florida, Mark Randall McCumber, golfer, won PGA tour ten times, won World Cup of Golf for the United states with Ben Crenshaw, golf analyst for Fox Sports, golf course architect

1951 Event - 55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45

1951 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Milan won by Ria Baran and Paul Falk of GER

1951 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Milan won by Jeanette Altwegg of GRB

1951 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Milan won by Richard Button USA

1951 Birthday - Bonnie Lauer, born in America, professional golfer, won National Collegiate Championship playing for Michigan State University, won 2 LPGA Tours, served as 1988 LPGA President

1951 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Sonya Klopfer

1951 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1951 Event - Largest purse to date in horse racing, $144,323, won by Great Circle

1950 Event - 54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of Korea in 2:32:39

1950 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Yvonne C Sherman

1950 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1950 Event - 5th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson Zaharias

1950 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at London won by K Kennedy and P Kennedy (USA)

1950 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Championship in London won by Alena Vrzanova CZE

1950 Event - Men Figure Skating Championship in London won by Richard Button (USA)

1950 Birthday - Neil Jordan, born in Sligo, Ireland, director, filmmaker, novelist, won Academy-Award for movie, The Crying Game

1949 Event - 4th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Louise Suggs

1949 Event - 53rd Boston Marathon won by Gosta Leandersson of Sweden in 2:31:50.8

1949 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Yvonne C Sherman

1949 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1949 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by Andrea Kekesy/Ede Kiraly of HUN

1949 Event - Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Paris won by Alena Vrzanova of CZE

1949 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Richard Button USA

1948 Birthday - Barbara Dickson, born in Dunfermline, Scotland, singer, actress, won two, Olivier Awards, musical hits include song 'I Know Him So Well'

1948 Event - 3rd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson Zaharias

1948 Birthday - Sandra Post, born in Oakville, Ontario, professional golfer, won LPGA Championship 1968, LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award 1968

1948 Event - 52nd Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:02

1948 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1948 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1948 Event - Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Lannoy and Baugniet of BEL

1948 Event - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Richard Button USA

1947 Event - 2nd U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betty Jameson

1947 Event - 51st Boston Marathon won by Yun Bok Soh of Korea in 2:25:39

1947 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1947 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1947 Birthday - Dick Fosbury, born in Portland Oregon, high jumper, won Olympic gold in 1968

1947 Birthday - Major Harris, U.S. R&B-singer, Love won't Let me wait

1946 Event - 1st U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Patty Berg

1946 Birthday - Cher, born in El Centro, California, born Cherilyn Sarkisian, singer, songwriter, director, record producer, won Academy Award, sold over 100 million records

1946 Event - 50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27

1946 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1946 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

1946 Birthday - Paul Dean, born in Vancouver, Canada, guitarist, founded band, Streetheart and Loverboy, won Composer of the Year Juno Award for 'Turn Me Loose', Loverboy's 1980 debut album

1945 Event - 49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2

1945 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1944 Birthday - Dario Bellezza, born in Rome, Italy, poet, author, playwright, associate director of Nuovi argomenti, published texts by Alberto Moravia, won the Viareggio prize in 1976 for Morte segreta, the Gatto prize in 1991

1944 Event - 48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4

1943 Event - 47th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:25.8

1943 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill

1943 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Arthur Vaughn

1943 Birthday - Benjamin W. Jipcho, born in Mount Elgon, Kenya, 3K steeplechase, won Olympic silver in 1972

1943 Birthday - Mauro Checcoli, Italy, 3 day equestrian, won Olympic gold in 1964

1942 Birthday - Lynn Davies, born in Nantymoel, Wales, 'Lynn the Leap', long jumper, captain, Britain's Olympic long jump team 1964, won Olympic gold medal

1942 Event - 46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2

1942 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn

1942 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Bobby Specht

1941 Birthday - Emanuel Nunes, born in Lisbon, Portugal, composer, winner of the UNESCO Composition Prize, 1999, won Premio Pessoa, 2000

1941 Event - 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38

1941 Birthday - Stephen Albert, born in New York City, New York, composer, Pulitzer Prize winner 1985, for symphony 'RiverRun', won Grammy Award 1995 for 'Cello Concerto'

1941 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn

1941 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner

1940 Event - Walter Johnson, won 416 games for Washington Senators, loses Maryland congressional race

1940 Birthday - Mickey Lolich, pitcher, Detroit Tiger, won 25 in 1971

1940 Event - 44th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:28.6

1940 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer

1940 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner

1940 Birthday - Mary Mills, born in Laurel, Mississippi, professional golfer, member, LPGA Tour, won 9 LPGA Tour victories

1939 Event - 43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8

1939 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer

1939 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1939 Birthday - Jon Appleton, born in Los Angeles, California, composer, pioneer in electro-acoustic music, won Guggenheim, Fulbright Foundation fellowships

1938 Birthday - Ted Turner, broadcasting mogul/owns, Atlanta Braves, won America's Cup

1938 Event - Henry Armstrong won his 3rd concurrent boxing championship

1938 Event - 42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:35:34.8

1938 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer

1938 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1937 Birthday - Beryl Burton, UK, won record, 7, women's cycling titles

1937 Event - 41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20

1937 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1937 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1936 Birthday - Roy Emerson, tennis player, won 12 Majors in singles from 1961-67

1936 Birthday - Bill Mazeroski, MLB 2nd baseman, won 1960 World Series for Pitts

1936 Event - 40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:33:40.8

1936 Birthday - Ian Hacking, born in Vancouver, British Columbia, analytic philosopher, wrote, 'The Emergence of Probability', brings historical approach to the philosophy of science, won Canda's Killam Prize for the Humanities in 2002

1936 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1936 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1935 Event - 39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4

1935 Birthday - Ken Still, born in Tacoma, Washington, golfer, won three Professional Golf Association Tour events, played in the Senior Professional Golf Association Tour

1935 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1935 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

1934 Birthday - Uwe Johnson, born in Pomerania, Poland, writer, scholar, editor, wrote fiction, won International Publishers' Formentor Prize

1934 Birthday - Roger Reynolds, born in Detroit, Michigan, composer, professor, University of California at San Diego, founder, ONCE Group, won Pulitzer Prize 1989

1934 Event - 38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8

1934 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Suzanne Davis

1934 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1933 Event - 37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6

1933 Birthday - Penelope Lively, born in Cairo, Egypt, writer, novelist, won Booker Prize for 'Moon Tiger', influenced by social changes in 20th century Britain

1933 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1933 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1932 Birthday - Wojciech Kilar, born in Lwow, Poland, composer of film, classical, symphonic music, won French Lili Boulanger Prize for composition 1960

1932 Birthday - Paul Erlich, born in Bad Homburg, Germany, scientist, immunologist, won Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, developed first antibacterial drug in modern medicine

1932 Event - 36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4

1932 Event - Horse racing legend Eddie Arcaro won his 1st race

1931 Event - Lefty Grove, A's pitcher who won 31 games, is named the AL's MVP

1931 Birthday - Willie Shoemaker, jockey, won 8,833 of 40,350 starts

1931 Birthday - Billy Casper, born in San Diego, California, William Earl Billy Casper, Jr., professional golfer, golf course designer, won the PGA Tour 27 times, named 15th greatest golfer of all time by Golf Digest in 2000, considered best putter of his era

1931 Event - 35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Mass in 2:46:45.8

1931 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1931 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1931 Birthday - Ib Norholm, born in Soborg, Copenhagen, Danish organist, composer, won Carl Nielsen Prize, 1971, wrote opera, 'The Young Park'

1930 Event - 34th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones

1930 Birthday - David Huddleston, Vinton, Virginia, actor, How the West Was Won

1930 Event - 34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:34:48.2

1930 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1930 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1929 Birthday - Akio Yashiro, born in Tokyo, Japanese composer, studied under Kunihiko Hashimoto, Leonid Kreutzer, String Quartet composition won the Eighth Mainichi Music prize in 1957

1929 Event - 33rd Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:33:08.6

1929 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1929 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1928 Event - 32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8

1928 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson

1928 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner

1928 Event - "Bunion Run" race from Los Angeles to New York City begins; It is won by Andy Payne

1927 Event - 31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2

1927 Birthday - Cecil Bodker, born in Fredericia, Denmark, writer, won Mildred L. Batchelder Award for her book titled, The Leopard, considered the most outstanding book originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, then published in the United States

1927 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran

1927 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles

1926 Birthday - Robin Roberts, pitcher, Phillies, Won 28 in 1952

1926 Event - 30th Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:25:40.4

1926 Death - Eddie Plank, pitcher (won 327 games in 17 years), dies at 51

1925 Event - 29th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones

1925 Event - 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Illinois in 2:33:00.6

1925 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Beatrix Loughran

1925 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles

1924 Event - 28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2

1924 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

1924 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1923 Event - 27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4

1923 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

1923 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1922 Event - 26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10

1922 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

1922 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1921 Event - 25th Boston Marathon won by Frank Zuna of New Jersey in 2:18:57.6

1921 Event - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard

1921 Event - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1920 Event - 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31

1920 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld

1920 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger

1919 Event - 23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4

1918 Birthday - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, born in Kislovodsk, Russia, Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, writer, won Nobel Prize, 1970, wrote 'The Gulag Archipelago', exiled in 1974

1918 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Rosemary Beresford

1918 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Nathaniel Niles

1918 Birthday - Arthur Kornberg, U.S. biochemist won Nobel 1959

1917 Event - 21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy of New York in 2:28:37.2

1916 Birthday - Frank McGuire, basketball coach, won 550 games in 30 college seasons

1916 Event - 20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Mass in 2:27:16.4

1915 Birthday - Abel Ehrlich, born in Cranz, East Prussia, composer, won the Israel Prize for Music and the Prime Minister's Prize for Israeli Composers

1915 Event - 19th Boston Marathon won by Edouard Fabre of Canada in 2:31:41.2

1914 Event - 18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2

1914 Event - U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld

1914 Event - U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Norman M Scott

1913 Event - 19th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Jerry Travers

1913 Event - 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minnesota in 2:25:14.8

1912 Event - 16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of New York in 2:21:18.2

1912 Birthday - Byron Nelson, Fort Worth, Texas, PGA golfer, won 19 tournaments in 1945

1911 Event - 15th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:21:39.6

1910 Event - Nap Lajorie challenges Ty Cobb batting avg with 8 hits, 6 were bunts as Brown's 3rd baseman Red Corriden played deep, Cobb still won

1910 Event - 14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4

1909 Event - 13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud of New Hampshire in 2:53:36.8

1908 Event - Addie Joss perfect game stops Ed Walsh 1-0 who won 40 in a row

1908 Event - 12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of New York in 2:25:43.2

1907 Birthday - Leon Edel, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, biographer, literary critic, wrote biography of Henry James, won Pulitzer Prize, wrote on James Joyce, taught literature at Sir George Williams University, now Concordia University

1907 Event - 11th Boston Marathon won by Tom Longboat of Canada in 2:24:24

1907 Birthday - Henry Cotton, English golf champion, won 3x British Open

1906 Event - 10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45

1905 Event - 9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of New York in 2:38:25.4

1904 Event - 8th Boston Marathon won by Michael Spring of New York in 2:38:04.4

1903 Event - 7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8

1902 Event - Australia won the one and only Test Cricket played at Sheffield

1902 Event - 6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of New York in 2:43:12

1901 Birthday - Allyn Joslyn, born in Milford, Pennsylvania, actor, They Won't Forget, Cafe Society

1901 Event - 5th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:29:23.6

1900 Event - 1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Massachusetts, and won by U.S. 2 days later

1900 Event - 4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4

1900 Event - An early 50 mile race is won by an electric car in over 2 hours

1899 Event - 3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38

1898 Event - 2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00

1898 Birthday - George van Derton, Belgian racer, won 500 race

1897 Event - 1st Boston Marathon won by John McDermott of New York in 2:55:10

1897 Death - Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42

1895 Event - 1st pro football game (quarterback John Brallier paid $10 and won 12-0)

1895 Birthday - Ragnar Frisch, Norway, economist, won 1st Nobel prize in economy in 1969

1895 Birthday - Eugen Roth, born in Munich, Germany, songwriter, humorous poet, wrote, 'Ein Mensch' or 'Humans', won Munich art prize for literature, 1952

1893 Birthday - Francis Quimet, Mass shop asst who won golf's U.S. Open, 1913

1880 Birthday - Christy Mathewson, HOF baseball pitcher, Won 37 in 1908

1876 Event - U.S. Electorial College picks Rep Hayes as President (although Tilden won)

1874 Birthday - Jack Chesbro, baseball pitcher, New York Yankees - won 41 in 1904

1872 Birthday - John Jarvis, England, swimmer, won 108 titles

1861 Birthday - Isaac Murphy, U.S. jockey, won 628 races

1857 Birthday - Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey, won 5 Derbys

1856 Event - NSW's 1st 1st-class game, vs. Victoria at Melbourne NSW won

1778 Birthday - Bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile

1773 Event - British Parliament passes Tea Act (Boston won't like this)













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