This Day In Sports (August 1)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about events in sports that happened on August 1st?
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Last updated: August 1, 2020
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1. 1909: Francois Faber becomes the first foreigner (non-French) to win the Tour-De-France. What country was he from?
2. 1918: Boston and Pittsburgh play 20 scoreless innings before Pittsburg finally scores 2 runs in the 21st. What was Boston’s team name?
White Sox
Red Sox
3. 1928: Sabin Carr, William Droegmueller, and Charles McGinnis win medals at a rainy pole vault event. What country were they from?
United Kingdom
4. 1936: The Olympics are opened by this German leader.
Friedrich Ebert
Angela Merkel
Adolf Hitler
Konrad Adenauer
5. 1941: Yankee Lefty Gomez somehow gives up 11 of these and still shuts out the opponent.
Home Runs
6. 1945: This Giants outfielder joins Jimmie Fox and Babe Ruth in the 500 home run club.
Mel Ott
Yogi Berra
Tom Seaver
Agud Hider
7. 1957: Glen Gorbous throws a baseball this far in a game promotion.
106 meters
118 meters
131 meters
136 meters
8. 1971: Richard Petty becomes the first what to win 1 million dollars in career earnings.
Rugby Player
NASCAR driver
9. 1973: The Virginia Squires of the ABA trade this hall-of-famer to the NBA New York Nets
Brook Lopez
Julius Erving
George McGinnis
Charlie Scott
10. 1976: This team plays their first NFL game.
Denver Broncos
Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers
Washington Football Team
11. 1987: This heavyweight boxer becomes the first to own all 3 major belts at the same time.
John Cena
Tony Tucker
Mike Tyson
Muhammad Ali
12. 1994: This shortstop becomes the second ever to play 2,000 consecutive MLB games.
Pete Rose
Ken Griffey Sr.
Lou Gehrig
Cal Ripken Jr.
13. 1996: This country beats China 2-1 to earn the first every Olympic gold medal for women’s soccer/football.
United Kingdom
14. 2002: The Baltimore Ravens give this linebacker a 19 million dollar bonus, the highest in NFL history at the time.
Adrian Peterson
Randy Moss
Ray Lewis
Luke Kuechly
15. 2014: This Pacer suffers a gruesome leg injury in a Team USA scrimmage
Reggie Miller
Paul George
Victor Oladipo
Danny Granger
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