TO­DAY IN SPORTS HIS­TORY

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

1870 Jem Mace de­fends his heavy­weight box­ing crown against Ir­ish cham­pion Joe Coburn, it lasts one hour and 17 min­utes, and nei­ther is struck by a punch. 1893 19th Ken­tucky Derby: Ed­die Kunze aboard Look­out wins in 2:39.25. 1905 31st Ken­tucky Derby: Jack Martin aboard Ag­ile wins in 2:100.75. 1910 36th Ken­tucky Derby: Fred Her­bert aboard Donau wins in 2:06.4. 1913 39th Ken­tucky Derby: Roscoe Goose aboard Don­erail wins in 2:04.8. 1913 New York Yan­kees com­mit eight er­rors and still beat Detroit Tigers 10-9 in 10 in­nings. 1919 45th Ken­tucky Derby: Johnny Lof­tus aboard Sir Bar­ton wins in 2:09.8. 1926 52nd Preak­ness: John Maiben aboard Dis­play wins in 1:59.8. 1929 55th Preak­ness: Louis Schae­fer aboard Dr Free­land wins in 2:01.6. 1929 64th Bri­tish Golf Open: Wal­ter Ha­gen shoots a 292 at Muir­field Gul­lane. 1941 67th Preak­ness: Ed­die Ar­caro aboard Whirl­away wins in 1:58.8. 1946 Bos­ton Red Sox win 15th straight, beat­ing New York Yan­kees 5-4, de­spite Joe DiMag­gio’s grand slam. 1947 73rd Preak­ness: Doug Dod­son aboard Fault­less wins in 1:59. 1970 At­lanta Braves’ Hoyt Wil­helm pitches in his 1,000th game, loses to St. Louis Car­di­nals 6-5. 1970 Stan­ley Cup: Bos­ton Bru­ins sweep St. Louis Blues on fa­mous Bobby Orr goal. 1973 27th NBA Cham­pi­onship: New York Knicks beat Los Angeles Lak­ers, 4 games to 1. 1973 Stan­ley Cup: Montreal Cana­di­ens beat Chicago Black­hawks, 4 games to 2. 1974 7th ABA cham­pi­onship: New York Nets beats Utah Stars, 4 games to 1. 1978 Liver­pool wins 23rd Europe Cup I. 1981 Montreal Ex­pos’ Char­lie Lee no-hits San Fran­cisco Gi­ants, 4-0. 1989 FC Barcelona wins 29th Europe Cup II. 1992 Swe­den wins the Hockey World Cham­pi­onships in Prague, Cze­choslo­vakia. 2001 A soc­cer game stam­pede in Ghana kills 120. 2009 In Bern, Switzer­land, Rus­sia de­feats Canada to win gold in the cham­pi­onship game of the In­ter­na­tional Ice Hockey Fed­er­a­tion.

The Red Sox win their 15th straight, beat­ing the Yan­kees 5-4, de­spite Joe DiMag­gio’s grand slam 71 years ago.

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