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THIS DATE IN SPORTS HISTORY

1904 – Cy Young of the Boston Americans pitches the first perfect game in “modern” baseball, shutting down the Philadelphia Athletics.

1935 – Jesse Owens sets the long jump world record at 26’ 8.5”.

1966 – The Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup after beating the Red Wings 3-2 in game six of their series.

1969 – The Boston Celtics win their 10th NBA championship in 11 seasons, defeating the Lakers 107-102 in game seven.

1973 – Legendary racehorse Secretariat wins the Kentucky Derby with a record time of 1:59.2. Secretariat would go on to win the Triple Crown.

1978 – Pete Rose becomes the 14th player in MLB history to record 3,000 career hits.

1995 – The Orlando Magic defeat the Celtics in the final basketball game at Boston Gardens.

2013 – LeBron James wins his fourth MVP award, receiving 120 out of a possible 121 first place votes.

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