This Day in Sports (August 9)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 9th?
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1. 1905: MLB legend Ty Cobb’s mother kills her husband after mistaking him for what?
Ty Cobb
Ex-Boyfriend
Burglar
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle
2. 1928: This Hall of Fame Boston Celtics point guard is born.
Jo Jo White
Bob Cousy
John Havlicek
Larry Bird
3. 1936: Sohn Kee-chung wins a marathon gold medal for Japan. What country was he actually from?
Philippines
Germany
China
Korea
4. 1975: The first NFL game is played in this New Orleans stadium.
Megadome
Superdome
Mercedes Benz Stadium
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
5. 1988: This team plays their first home game at night in Wrigley Field.
Chicago Bears
Chicago Cubs
Chicago White Sox
Boston Red Sox
6. 1988: The Edmonton Oilers trade this NHL legend to the LA Kings for 20 million dollars.
Alexander Ovechkin
Sidney Crosby
Wayne Gretzky
Mario Lemieux
7. 2012: Sprinter Usain Bolt wins the 200m at the Olympics in this city.
Moscow
Beijing
Berlin
London
8. 2012: This country beats Japan in the Olympics for the gold medal.
USA
Canada
Mexico
United Kingdom
9. 2018: This EPL club fails to bring in one player during the transfer window.
Chelsea
Tottenham
Manchester United
West Ham
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