1913 – The New York Yankees committed 8 errors against the Detroit Tigers. The Yankees won the game 10-9 in 10 innings.
1946 – The Boston Red Sox won their 15th straight game.
1967 – Hank Aaron hit an inside the park homerun.
1969 – The National and American Football Leagues announced their plans to merge for the 1970-71 season.
1970 – Bobby Orr (Boston Bruins) scored a goal to win Game 4, and the Stanley Cup, over the St. Louis Blues. A statue was later created by Harry Weber that depicted Orr flying through the air immediately after scoring the goal.
1979 – John McMullen became the CEO of the Houston Astros.
1997 – The Chicago Cubs got the 68th triple play in major league baseball history.
2001 – Peter Forsberg (Colorado Avalanche) had his spleen removed in an emergency operation. The operation took place just hours after the Avalanche eliminated the Los Angeles Kings in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals.