This Day in Sports (August 18)

Can you answer the multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 18th?
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Last updated: August 18, 2020
First submittedAugust 18, 2020
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1. 1914: Oscar Egg bikes 44.247 kilometers in one hour, setting a record that wouldn’t be broken until 1933. What country was he from?
2. 1915: Baseball park, Braves Field opens in which US city?
Salt Lake City
3. 1920: This English cricketer makes his 1st class cricket debut.
Ricky Ponting
Ian Botham
Glenn McGrath
Wally Hammond
4. 1934: This Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder is born.
Roberto Clemente
Wille Stargell
Honus Wagner
John Candelaria
5. 1941: The Philadelphia Phillies laughably do this 8 times in one baseball game.
Commit errors
Hit foul balls
Substitute pitchers
Hit batters with pitches
6. 1964: This country is banned from the Olympics because of its apartheid policies.
United States
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
7. 1980: This Kansas City Royal’s batting average reaches .400.
Brett Saberhagen
Willie Wilson
Frank White
George Brett
8. 1982: This MLB player sets the record with his 13,941st plate appearance.
Pete Rose
Hank Aaron
Cal Ripken Sr.
George Brett
9. 1986: This quarterback signs with the Buffalo Bills.
LeSean McCoy
Jim Kelly
Tyrod Taylor
Sammy Watkins
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Aug 18, 2020
I only knew the answer to the 1964 question :(