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1936 -- Jesse Owens sets a 100-meter record of 10.2 seconds at a meet in Chicago.

1940 -- Joe Louis stops Arturo Godoy in the eighth round at Yankee Stadium to retain the world heavyweight title.

1960 -- Floyd Patterson knocks out Ingemar Johansson in the fifth round in New York to become the first boxer to regain the world heavyweight title.

1964 -- Ken Venturi beats Tommy Jacobs by two strokes to win the U.S. Open.

1966 -- Billy Casper beats Arnold Palmer by four strokes in a playoff to win the U.S. Open.

1968 -- The Night of Speed. In a span of 2

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