On this date: 1890 — The first 100-yard dash under 10 seconds is run
1890 — The first 100-yard dash under 10 seconds is run by John Owens at 9.8 in an AAU track and field meet in Washington.
1902 — Laurie Auchterlonie beats Stewart Gardner with a 307-total to win the U.S. Open golf title.
1971 — The United States beats Romania three matches to two to win the Davis Cup.
1981 — Tommy Kramer passes for 444 yards and four touchdowns as the Minnesota Vikings edge the San Diego Chargers 33-31.
1991 — Chip Beck shoots the second sub-60 round in PGA Tour history with a 59 in the Las Vegas Invitational. Beck cards a 29-30, 13 under, to match Al Geiberger's second round of the 1977 Memphis Classic.
1992 — Dave Krieg becomes the 15th quarterback in history with 200 touchdown passes, throwing three in the Kansas City Chiefs' 24-17 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.
1998 — San Francisco's Steve Young becomes the 20th player in NFL history to throw for 30,000 yards in a 31-0 rout of New Orleans.
2003 — Buffalo is the third NHL team since 1967-68 to be shut out in each of its first two games after a 6-0 defeat to the New York Islanders.