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Thursday, August 16, 2018

S&H Farm Supply "On This Day In History" presented by K&S Automotive, Sunrise Family Restaurant, Freedom Bank, & Play It Again Sports

            

       August 16th

  • 1743 Champion of England titleholder Jack Broughton publishes 'Rules of the Ring' - earliest boxing code
  • 1870 - Fred Goldsmith demonstrates that curve ball thrown in baseball isn't an optical illusion.
  • 1883 Dutch soccer club Dordrecht is established (KNVB Cup 1914, 32)
  • 1915 - Kansas City Packers' pitcher Alex Main no-hits Buffalo Blues (Federal League), 5-0.
  • 1920 - Ray Chapman, of the Cleveland Indians, is hit in the head by New York Yankees' Carl Mays' pitch.
  • 1924 38th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (6-1, 6-3)
  • 1927 1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth)
  • 1936 - Games of the XI Olympiad close in Berlin.
  • 1954 - Sports Illustrated publishes its first issue.
  • 1959 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Seattle Golf Open
  • 1965 - AFL awards its first expansion franchise (Miami Dolphins).
  • 1967 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney retires 19 Pirates, then gets injured & leaves
  • 1970 PGA Championship, Southern Hills CC: Dave Stockton wins 1st of 2 PGA C'ships by 2 shots from Bob Murphy and Arnold Palmer
  • 1976 - Saint Louis Cardinals beat San Diego Chargers 20-10 in Tokyo (NFL expo).
  • 1977 - New York Yankees blow 9-4 lead in 9th but beat Chicago 11-10 in bottom of 9th.
  • 1981 - Highest score in World Cup soccer match (New Zealand-13, Fiji-0).
  • 1981 Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
  • 1981 Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 100m butterfly (57.93)
  • 1984 - Largest harness racing purse (US$2,161,000 - Nihilator wins US$1,080,500).
  • 1987 - New York Mets beat Chicago Cubs, 23-9.
  • 1989 - Roger Kingdom of USA sets the 110m hurdle record (12.92) in Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 1992 Canadian Open Golf (du Maurier Classic), St. Charles CC: American Sherri Steinhauer wins first of 2 majors (British Open 2006) by 3 from Judy Dickinson
  • 1997 For only 2nd time Stanley Cup leaves North America (heads to Russia)
  • 1997 The South African soccer team, Bafana Bafana wins against the national team of the Democratic Republic of the Congo at First National Bank stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1998 PGA Championship, Sahalee CC: Vijay Singh of Fiji wins by 2 shots from American Steve Stricker
  • 2002 - The Major League Players' Association announces a voting result of 57-0 to set an August 30 strike date.
  • 2003 Cristiano Ronaldo (18) makes his debut for Manchester United and the Premier League in a 4–0 home victory over Bolton Wanderers
  • 2006 - Home plate umpire Bruce Froemming is honored during an on-field ceremony at Fenway Park for working his 5000th major league game of his 36-year career, second only to Bill Klem who arbitrated 5,374 games from 1905-40.
  • 2008 - At the Beijing Olympics, Jamaica's Usain Bolt wins the men's 100 metres in world record time of 9.69 seconds. American Michael Phelps equals Mark Spitz's 36-year record of winning seven golds in one Olympic games, winning the 100m butterfly. Zimbabwe's Kirsty Coventry, wins the women's 200 backstroke, in a world record time. Britain's Rebecca Adlington also breaks a world record to take gold in the women's 800 freestyle.
  • 2009 - At the Athletics World Championships in Berlin, Germany, Usain Bolt of Jamaica sets a new world record in the 100m dash with a time of 9.58 seconds.
  • 2015 PGA Championship, Whistling Straits GC: Australian Jason Day wins setting major championship record of 20-under-par; beats Jordan Spieth by 3



  










  










 

















                 

                                   
                                










      











       







             









  

     

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

S&H Farm Supply "On This Day in History" presented by State Farm Agents: Steven Gum, Bill Johnson, Shane Parker, Brad Hill, & Chuck Medley

            
            August 15th

  • 1899 - Louisville Colonels' Henry Dowling is struck out five times in a game.
  • 1903-  New Zealand's All Blacks play their first Rugby Test Match against                           Australia's Wallabies at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney; New Zealand win 22-3
  • 1905 - Philadelphia Athletics' Rube Waddell no-hits Saint Louis Browns, 2-0 in five innings.
  • 1912 - New York Yankees' player Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game.
  • 1914 - 13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York 
  • 1925 - White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 world series games in 1919
  • 1931 - Spakenburg soccer team forms
  • 1936 - Marshall Wayne and Elbert Root make it an American 1-2 in the 10m platform diving at the Berlin Olympics
  • 1936 - The Berlin Olympic fencing competition concludes with Italy winning 4 of the 7 gold medals and Hungary taking the other 3
  • 1939 - First night game at baseball's Comiskey Park, Sox beat Browns 5-2
  • 1945 - Chandler sells World Series radio rights for $150,000 to Gillette, Ford had been World Series sponsor since 1934, pay $100,000 annually
  • 1948 - US Open Women's Golf, Atlantic City CC: Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins by 8 strokes from Betty Hicks
  • 1952 - 19th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Los Angeles 10, All-Stars 7 (88,316)
  • 1958 - 25th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 35, Detroit 19 (70,000)
  • 1960 - Chicago Bears beat New York Giants 16-7 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (NFL expo).
  • 1960 - Milwaukee Braves' Lew Burdette no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0.
  • 1964 - Philadelphia Phillies triple-play New York Mets.
  • 1964 - Ralph Boston of the US sets long jump record at 27 feet 3.25 inches.
  • 1965 - PGA Championship, Laurel Valley GC: Dave Marr wins his only major title, beating Billy Casper and Jack Nicklaus by 2 strokes.
  • 1966 Puerto Rican champion José Torres beats Eddie Cotton on points in Las Vegas to retain the WBC/WBA light-heavyweight boxing title
  • 1970 Patricia Palinkas becomes 1st woman pro football player (Orlando)
  • 1971 Charles Lismont wins Helsinki marathon (2:13:09.0)
  • 1971 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open
  • 1974 Longest team (6) trampoline bouncing marathon (1,248 hours or 52 days)
  • 1976 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Wheeling Golf Classic
  • 1977 England regain cricket Ashes by taking a 3-0 series lead over Australia
  • 1981 - Robin Leamy of US swims record 7.98 kph for 50m.
  • 1987 - US beats Cuba in the Pan-Am baseball.
  • 1989 Giorgio Lamberti swims world record 200m free style (1:46.69)
  • 1990 Mark McGwire is 1st to hit 30 HRs in each of his 1st 4 seasons
  • 1993 Nolan Ryan, 324th & final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1
  • 1993 75th PGA Championship, Inverness GC: Paul Azinger wins his first major title in a playoff with Greg Norman of Australia
  • 1993 Cindy Schreyer wins LPGA Sun-Time Challenge Golf Tournament
  • 1997 Dan Wilson hits Seattle Mariners 3,000th HR
  • 1997 LA Dodgers retire Tommy Lasorda's #2
  • 2004 - Vijay Singh wins the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.
  • 2007 - NBA referee Tim Donaghy surrenders to police and pleads guilty to charges brought up by the FBI investigation that he placed bets on games that he refereed.
  • 2008 - In Beijing, China, an Olympic Torch used in the relay to China sells for over US $42,000. A torch from the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games (first torch relay) sells for almost US $25,000.
  • 2008 - At the Beijing Olympics, American Michael Phelps won his sixth gold and his sixth world record in the 200 metres individual medley. American Ryan Lochte wins gold in the Olympic men's 200-metre backstroke in a world-record 1:53.94.
  • 2010 - Germany's Martin Kaymer wins his first major golf title in the 92nd U.S. PGA Championship, earning $1.35 million.
  • 2012 Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez becomes 23rd pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Tampa Bay)



  




  





 







                                   
                               



      




       



             





  

     

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

S&H Farm Supply "On this Day in History" presented by Doke Propane, Rib Crib & Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks

            
August 14th 

  • 1867 - In New York, horse Dexter runs the mile in harness in 2:17.75, a record.                     The Dexter Cup is an annual tribute to the great trotter Dexter who dominated                   harness racing in the mid-to-late 1860s and twice lowered the world record in 1867
  • 1874 - Horse Gloster trots the mile in harness in 2:17 minutes, a record, winner                        of the first prize in the $6,000 purse.
  • 1919 - New York Yankees' Muddy Ruel hits into a triple-play.
  • 1932 - Games of the X Olympiad at Los Angeles closes.
  • 1936 - First Olympic basketball game (Berlin).
  • 1937 - Detroit Tigers score 36 runs in double header versus Saint Louis Browns.
  • 1939 - First night games at Comiskey Park (Chicago White Sox 5, Saint Louis Browns 2).
  • 1947 - Mildred Babe Didrikson Zaharias gives up amateur status for $300,000.
  • 1948 - Games of the XIV Olympiad in London closes.
  • 1958 - Canadian Football League plays first game (Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29, Edmonton Eskimos 21).
  • 1958 - Cleveland Indians' Vic Power steals home twice in one game.
  • 1959 - American Football League (AFL) is organized with New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Denver, and Houston.
  • 1965 - Continental Football League plays first games.
  • 1969 - New York Mets fall 9.5 games back (later to win the pennant).
  • 1971 - Saint Louis Cardinals' Bob Gibson no-hits Pittsburgh Pirates, 11-0.
  • 1973 - Johnny Unitas files US $725,000 suit against Baltimore Colts.
  • 1977 - 77,691 see New York Cosmos beat Fort Lauderdale Strikers 8-3 at Giant Stadium.
  • 1981 - George Foster hits his 8th home run into the red seats at Riverfront.
  • 1982 - With his 12,365th career at-bat, Philadelphia Phillies' Pete Rose passes Hank Aaron to become the all-time leader of plate appearances.
  • 1986 - Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates play a six-game series in four days.
  • 1990 - California Angels' Louis Palonia is 74th to hit an inside the park grandslam.
  • 1990 - Denver votes for a 1 percent sales tax to pay for a baseball franchise.
  • 1992 - Nigel Mansell wins the 1992 Formula One World Drivers Championship.





  



   









                                   
                                

      

      


  

     

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