1916 _ Amateur Chick Evans Jr. wins the U.S. Open with a record 286 total.
1929 _ Bobby Jones beats Al Espinosa by 23 strokes in a 36-hole playoff to win the U.S. Open.
1962 _ Murle Lindstrom wins the U.S. Women's Open by two strokes over Jo Anne Prentice and Ruth Jessen.
1978 _ Willie McCovey becomes the 12th player in major league history to hit 500 home runs.
1991 _ Wimbledon breaks 114 years of tradition by playing on the middle Sunday of the tournament, a move forced by a huge backlog of matches caused by rain earlier in the week.
1991 _ Meg Mallon sinks a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to break a tie with Pat Bradley and Ayako Okamoto and win the LPGA Championship.
1994 _ Diego Maradona is kicked out of the World Cup by FIFA for failing a drug test following Argentina's June 25 victory over Nigeria in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
1994 _ Tonya Harding is stripped of her national title and banned for life from the U.S. Figure Skating Association because of her role in an attack on Nancy Kerrigan.
1995 _ Eddie Murray of the Cleveland Indians becomes the second switch-hitter and the 20th player in baseball history to reach 3,000 hits when he singles in the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins. Murray joins Pete Rose, the career hits leader with 4,256.
1998 _ Croatia becomes the first team in 24 years to reach the World Cup soccer quarterfinals in its first appearance, beating Romania 1-0 on Davor Suker's penalty kick in first-half injury time.
2002 _ Ronaldo scores both goals to lead Brazil to a 2-0 victory over Germany for the team's record fifth World Cup title.