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Thursday, 14 September 2017 01:00

Thursday, September 14

Famous sporting events and news from yesteryear that happened on this day

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1868 Golf. The sport's first hole in one is recorded - Tom Morris at Prestwick's eighth hole.

1891 Football. The first penalty kick in a Football League match was taken by Joseph Heath of Wolverhampton Wanderers (against Accrington Stanley).

1923 Boxing. Jack Dempsey knocks out Luis Firpo in the second round to win the heavyweight title.

1945 Sports media. British sports broadcaster Martin Tyler is born.

1947 Tennis. Jack Kramer wins the 67th US Open, beating Frank A Parker.

1956 Football. Former Chelsea, Manchester United and England player Ray Wilkins is born.

1963 Football. George Best made his Manchester United first team debut in the game against WBA.

1965 Baseball. Troy Neel is born.

1978 Rugby union. England World Cup winner Ben Cohen is born.

1987 Tennis. Ivan Lendl wins the 107th US Open, beating Mats Wilander in four sets.

1996 Cricket. Dean Headley takes his third hat-trick of the season in the game between Kent and Hampshire.

2010 Football. Salisbury City beat Highworth Town 5-0 in their FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round replay. On target are Brian Dutton, Chris Giles (pictured, below), Ben Joyce, Charlie Knight and Kayne McLaggon. The win earns City a trip to Sholing in the next round.

Chris Giles celebrates after scoring for Salisbury City in their FA Cup replay.


2014 Horse racing. Brown Panther, jointly-owned by former footballer Michael Owen, wins the Irish St Leger, despite setting off as a 14/1 outsider.

2015 Tennis. In their rain-delayed US singles final, Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer in four sets.

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