This Day in Sports (August 6)

Can you answer the multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 6th?
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1. 1890: Hall of Fame pitcher Cy Young pitches a 3 hitter in his debut for this team based in Cleveland.
Blue Sox
Indians
Colts
Spiders
2. 1936: Jack Lovelock breaks the world record for the 1,500 meter at the Berlin Olympics. What country was he from?
New Zealand
Australia
UK
Saudi Arabia
3. 1948: American Bob Mathias wins the decathlon at what age?
15
17
20
56
4. 1952: This St. Louis Brown pitcher becomes the oldest ever to pitch a shut-out.
Urban Shocker
Jack Powell
Satchel Paige
Lefty Stewart
5. 1953: MLB Hall-of-Famer, Ted Williams, comes back from military service in which country?
Russia
Korea
Japan
Germany
6. 1963: The NBA’s Philadelphia Nationals rebrand their name to this.
Syracuse
Capitols
Americans
76ers
7. 1966: This famous boxer retains his heavyweight title.
Muhammad Ali
Mike Tyson
Floyd Mayweather
Connor McGregor
8. 1972: Hank Aaron breaks this Yankees record for most home runs with one team in a career.
Jackie Robinson
Babe Ruth
Lou Gehrig
Derek Jeter
9. 1983: The NFL’s first exhibition game in Europe is played at Wembley Stadium in what city.
Birmingham
Rome
London
Berlin
10. 1997: This country slams world record 952 for 6 in the 1st cricket Test against India in Colombo.
Myanmar
Australia
Bangladesh
Sri Lanka
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