This day in history: 17th July
1888: A record 27 wickets fell in a little over four hours on the second day of the Lord’s Test between England and Australia.
1893: Arthur Shrewsbury is 1st to score 1,000 runs in Test Cricket.
1975: Birth of New Zealand bowler, Andre Adams.
1975: UEFA adopted the use of penalty shootouts instead of replays to decide the finals of the European Cup, Cup Winners’ Cup, and European Championship.
2005: Tiger Woods wins his 10th major winning The British Open Championship by 5 strokes. Woods becomes only the second golfer, after Jack Nicklaus, to win each major more than once.
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