This Day in Sports (August 3)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 3rd?
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Last updated: August 3, 2020
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1. 1852: America’s first intercollegiate sporting event, a heavyweight rowing competition, is played between these two Ivy League schools.
Princeton and Providence
Harvard and Yale
Princeton and Yale
Princeton and Harvard
2. 1921: The MLB issues bans to 8 members of this scandalous team.
Bad Socks
Shoeless Sox
Black Sox
Dark Sox
3. 1923: Baseball is temporarily cancelled because this man, the 29th president of the US, dies.
John F Kennedy
Warren G Harding
Theodore Roosevelt
Franklin D Roosevelt
4. 1932: Automatic timing and photo finish systems are used for the first time at the Olympics in what U.S. city?
San Juan
New York
Los Angeles
5. 1933: The Philadelphia A’s shutout the Yankees ending their 308 game scoring streak. What was that Yankees team’s nickname?
Brooklyn Batters
Staten Island Stuffers
Manhattan Mashers
Bronx Bombers
6. 1936: This African American sprinter wins a gold medal in front of Adolf Hitler.
Usain Bolt
Tyreek Hill
Carl Johnson
Jesse Owens
7. 1949: The Basketball Association of America, and the National Basketball League merge to form this league.
National Basketball Association
American Basketball Association
League of American Basketball
National American Basketball League
8. 1989: The Reds get 16 of these in the first inning.
9. 1997: Manchester United beats Chelsea to win this, now known as the Community Shield.
London Shield
Charity Shield
England Shield
Premier Shield
10. 2006: Barry Bonds 715th home-run ball (the one that put him over Babe Ruth all time) sells for this much at an auction.
1.56 million
11. Brazilian soccer/football player Neymar transfers from FC Barcelona to this club.
Olympique de Marseilles
Manchester United
Paris SG
FC Metz
Level 71
Aug 3, 2020
Got 7 right, but some were guesses