Sonny Liston (pictured here in 1962) knocks out Floyd Patterson in the first round to retain the World Heavyweight Title.
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Clay Dalrymple breaks up a no-hitter bid by Giants hurler Gaylord Perry with an eighth inning single.
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Greg LeMond wins his third and final Tour de France.
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O. J. Simpson
O. J. Simpson pleads "absolutely 100% not guilty" to the charge of murder.
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Tulsa Drillers' first base coach Mike Coolbaugh is killed instantly when struck in the head by a line drive in the top of the ninth inning. The 35-year old dad, who leaves behind a pregnant wife and two small sons, beomes the second on-the-field fatality in professional baseball history.
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