This day in history: 12th August
1971: Pete Sampras, winner of 14 Grand Slam titles was born today.
1964: Txiki Begiristain, ex-Spanish footballer and current director at Manchester City was born today.
1990: Bad-boy Mario Balotelli was born today.
1991: Viv Richards, Jeff Dujon and Malcolm Marshall, three of the greatest West Indies player ended their career at The Oval against England.
1972: Australia’s captain Ian Chappell and his brother Greg Chappell became the first pair of brothers to score centuries in same Test innings.
1969: NBA Team – Boston Celtics sold for an NBA record $6 billion.
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