1901 -- Willie Anderson edges Alex Smith by one stroke in a playoff to take the U.S. Open.
1938 -- Johnny Vander Meer of the Cincinnati Reds pitches his second straight no-hit game, defeating the Brooklyn Dodgers 6-0 in the first night game played at Ebbets Field.
1947 -- Lew Worsham beats Sam Snead by one stroke on the final hole of a playoff to win the U.S. Open.
1957 -- Dick Mayer beats defending champion Cary Middlecoff by seven strokes in a playoff to win the U.S. Open.
1969 -- Orville Moody edges Deane Beman, Al Geiberger and Bob Rosburg by one stroke to capture the U.S. Open.
1970 -- Shirley Englehorn wins the LPGA championship with a four-stroke victory over Kathy Whitworth in the playoff round.
1980 -- Jack Nicklaus wins his fourth U.S. Open with a record 272 for 72 holes.
1986 -- Ray Floyd, 43, beats Chip Beck and Lanny Wadkins by two strokes to become the oldest golfer to win the U.S. Open.
1991 -- Carl Lewis, one jump away from losing his 64-meet winning streak in the long jump, comes through with a dramatic victory when he soars 28 feet, 4
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