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August 31st, 1991
On this day in 1991: Houston QB David Klingler sets NCAA record with 6 touchdown passes in the 2nd quarter as the Cougars clobbered Louisiana Tech 73-3
August 30th, 1905
On this day in 1905: Tiger Ty Cobb makes his debut, doubling off Yank Jack Chesbro
August 29th, 2012
On this day in 2012: The USADA claims to have stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles
August 28th, 1888
On this day in 1888: 8th U.S. Men's National Championship: Henry Slocum beats Howard Taylor (6-4, 6-1, 6-0)
August 27th, 1982
On this day in 1982: Rickey Henderson steals 119th base of season breaks Lou Brock's mark
August 26th, 1947
On this day in 1947: 1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat)
August 25th, 1968
On this day in 1968: NY Yankee outfield Rocky Colavito pitches 2 2/3 innings & beats Tigers 6-5; he played right field in 2nd game & homered
August 23rd, 1969
On this day in 1969: Audrey McElmory (US) wins World Cycling Championships, Brno
August 24th, 1908
On this day in 1908: Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing titleBoxer and World Heavyweight ChampionTommy Burns NY Giants scores shown on electric diamonds known as "Compton's Baseball Bulletin" at Madison Square Garden
August 22nd, 1951
On this day in 1951: Harlem Globetrotters play in Olympic Stadium, Berlin before 75,052
August 21st, 1931
On this day in 1931: Babe Ruth hits his 600th HR, off George Blaeholder of BrownsBaseball LegendBabe Ruth1936 Red Sox Wes Ferrell, walks off mound when he feels he did no get good feilding, Sox suspend him
August 20th, 1958
On this day in 1958: Dale Long becomes 1st major league lefty catcher in 52 years
August 19th, 1909
On this day in 1909: Indianapolis 500 race track opens
August 18th, 1926
On this day in 1926: England regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0
August 16th, 1998
On this day in 1998: 80th PGA Championship: Vijay Singh shoots a 271 at Sahalee Country Club
August 17th, 1969
On this day in 1969: NY Jets beat NY Giants 37-14 in their 1st meeting (pre season)
August 15th, 1958
On this day in 1958: 25th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 35, Detroit 19 (70,000)
August 14th, 1961
On this day in 1961: Philadelphia Phillies lose 17th straight game
August 13th, 1981
On this day in 1981: Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 200m butterfly (2:05.96)
August 12th, 1951
On this day in 1951: Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship
August 11th, 1950
On this day in 1950: Hitting just .279, Yank great Joe DiMaggio is benched for 1st time
August 10th, 1969
On this day in 1969: Don Sutton breaks his 13-game losing streak to Cubs with a 4-2 win
August 9th, 1963
On this day in 1963: NY Met Roger Craig's NL record-tying 18-game losing streak ends
August 8th, 1990
On this day in 1990: Balt Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 vs Oakland)
August 7th, 1976
On this day in 1976: Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Colgate-European Golf Open