Sunday, August 9, 2020

 

On this day



In 1946, for the 1st time all major-league baseball games (8) were played at night


In 1992, Last day of Test Cricket for David Gower


In 2012, Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt won the 200m at the London Olympics in 19.32 to become first to win 100/200m double in back-to-back Olympics


In 2016, American swimmer Michael Phelps swam 1:53.36 to win the men's 200m butterfly gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics; beating Japan's Masato Sakai by 0.04 for his 20th Olympic gold medal



David Gower

David Ivon Gower is an English cricket commentator and former cricketer. He was captain of the England cricket team during the 1980s. He was described as one of the most stylish left-handed batsmen of his era. Gower played 117 Test matches and 114 One Day Internationals scoring 8,231 and 3170 runs, respectively


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