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1850 - In Worcester, MA, Harvard and Yale University freshmen met in the first intercollegiate billiards match.

1947 - Fortune Gordien of Oslo, Norway set a world record discus throw of 178.47 feet.

1978 - Pete Rose (Cincinnati Reds) broke the National League record for consecutive base hits as he got a hit in 38 straight games.

1987 - The Salt Lake City Trappers set a professional baseball record as the team won its 29th game in a row.

1999 - Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France. He was only the second American to win the race.

1990 - Rosanne Barr sang the National Anthem in San Diego before a Padres baseball game. She was booed for her performance.

2004 - Lance Armstrong won his record sixth consecutive Tour de France.

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