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 Sports History and Sports Events on August 29
MarkTheDay.com provides the history of Sports on August 29 by noting memorable events that occurred in Sports on August 29. Create a FREE MarkTheDay.com personal calendar to organize your special occasions, personal tasks, holidays, appointments and special events in history that interest you. Historical sports events include NFL Super Bowl champions, NBA Championship, NHL Stanley Cup, PGA Tour Champions, MLS Cup, Boxing Heavy Weight Champion, NCAA National Championships, Olympics Medal Winners, Tennis US Open Winner and more sports history.
 
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Phillies minor leaguer Jeff Stone steals pro baseball record 121st base en route to 122 (Spartanburg (South Atlantic League)), August 29, 1981
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Boxing's 1st heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves and 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan and Dominick McCaffrey, August 29, 1885
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Australia's cricket team defeat England, creating the tradition of Ashes betting, August 29, 1882
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Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open, August 29, 1976
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Joanne Carner wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic, August 29, 1982
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93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris, August 29, 1993
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21st du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton, August 29, 1993
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2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450), August 29, 1935
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7th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 45, All-Stars 28 (84,567), August 29, 1940
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3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis, August 29, 1904
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Intl Olympic Committee votes admission to West Germany and Japan in '52, August 29, 1950
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1st American Intl pro lawn tennis contest (Newport RI), August 29, 1889
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William J Clothier wins the US Tennis Open, August 29, 1906
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1st US Open tennis match (Billie Jean King beats Dr Vija Vuskains), August 29, 1968
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USTA National Tennis Center opens in Flushing NY, August 29, 1978
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