TO­DAY IN SPORTS HIS­TORY

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTING LIFE -

1874 2nd Preak­ness: Wil­liam Dono­hue aboard Culpep­per wins in 2:56.5. 1896 1st Amer­i­can in­ter­col­le­giate bi­cy­cle race is held in Man­hat­tan Beach, NY. 1923 1st Le Mans Grand Prix d’En­durance is run. 1925 Babe Ruth is fi­nally out of bed, 5 weeks af­ter ul­cer surgery. 1925 Tigers’ Ty Cobb is 1st to col­lect 1,000 ex­tra-base hits (ends 1,139). 1956 55th Men’s French Cham­pi­onships: Lewis Hoad beats Sven David­son (6-4, 8-6, 6-3). 1956 55th Women’s French Cham­pi­onships: Althea Gib­son beats An­gela Mor­timer (6-0, 12-10). 1963 62nd Men’s French Cham­pi­onships: Roy Emer­son beats Pierre Dar­mon (3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4). 1963 62nd Women’s French Cham­pi­onships: Les­ley Turner beats Ann Jones (2-6, 6-3, 7-5). 1974 In­di­anapo­lis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins. 1980 Di­et­mar Mo­gen­burg of West Ger­many ties high jump record at 7’8”. 1982 26th Euro­pean Cup: As­ton Villa beats Bay­ern Mu­nich 1-0 at Rot­ter­dam. 1985 In­di­anapo­lis 500: Danny Sul­li­van wins by 24 sec­onds fol­low­ing a spin. 1988 Stan­ley Cup: Ed­mon­ton Oil­ers sweep Boston Bru­ins. 1990 Philadel­phia Phillies re­tire Mike Sch­midt’s uni­form No. 20. 1993 1st UEFA Cham­pi­ons League Fi­nal: Mar­seille beats Mi­lan 1-0 at Mu­nich. 1996 In­di­anapo­lis 500: Buddy Lazier wins. 1999 7th UEFA Cham­pi­ons League Fi­nal: Manchester United beats Bay­ern Mu­nich 2-1 at Barcelona. 2002 In­di­anapo­lis 500: Hélio Cas­tron­eves wins. 2004 12th UEFA Cham­pi­ons League Fi­nal: Porto beats AS Monaco 3-0 at Gelsenkirchen. 2013 In­di­anapo­lis 500: Tony Kanaan wins.

Danny Sul­li­van spinsin front ofMario An­dretti while in the lead on the 120th lap oftheIn­di­anapo­lis 500, but­comes back to win, 32 years ago to­day.

MICHAEL CON­ROY, THE AS­SO­CI­ATED PRESS

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