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Mem­o­rable events on this day

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1948:

Aus­tralia’s cricket icon Don Brad­man played his last in­nings on Bri­tish soil, against Scot­land.

1953:

Ernie Banks be­comes Chicago Cubs’ first black player in base­ball.

1999:

Hamp­shire signed Aus­tralia leg-spin wizard Shane Warne as their over­seas player.

2015:

FIFA sec­re­tary gen­eral Jerome Val­cke is sus­pended from duty in re­gards to a World Cup tick­ets scheme.

A last hur­rah: Don­ald Brad­man.

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