This Day in Sports (August 22)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 22nd?
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1. 1851: The 100 Guineas cup is raced around this British island.
Great Britain
Isle of Man
Ireland
Isle of Wight
2. 1917: Pittsburgh Pirate Carson Bigbee sets the record when he has how many at bats in 22 innings?
11
13
17
22
3. 1950: Althea Gibson becomes the first African American to participate in a US national competition in what sport?
Bowling
Track
Tennis
Baseball
4. 1951: This basketball team out of Harlem plays in the Olympic stadium in Berlin.
Globetrotters
Cougars
Knickerbockers
Athletic Pigeons
5. 1972: This south African country is banned from the Olympics for its racist policies
Botswana
Rhodesia
South Africa
Namibia
6. 1994: DNA testing gives evidence that this American football star murdered his ex-wife and her friend.
Robin Banks
O.J. Simpson
Michael Vick
Ray Rice
7. 2001: This high school basketball star and brother of NBA player, Lonzo Ball, is born.
LiAngelo Ball
LaMelo Ball
LaVar Ball
Jackson Ball
8. 2007: The Texas Rangers score this many runs in one game, setting the record for modern MLB history.
19
27
30
51
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