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2018

Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira rides the largest-ever wave

Maya Reis Gabeira is a Brazilian big wave surfer. Gabeira surfed a 20m wave in Nazare, PT, recorded in the Guiness Book of Records as the biggest wave surfed by a female surfer. Gabeira took on the record-breaking wave just five years after nearly being killed during a bad wipe out in the same beach in 2013.

2006

Kristine Lilly becomes the first female player to reach 300 caps

Lilly made her 300th international appearance in a game against Norway. In the same match, she equaled Michelle Akers for second place on the team's all-time goal scoring list with 105. Lilly was named as a finalist for the 2006 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year. She finished 2nd in the voting to Brazil's Marta.

1996

Interleague play

In Major League Baseball, Interleague play enables American League and National League teams to play against each other. None of the contests was counted toward official team or league records, unlike modern interleague play. However, there are certain controversies around it.

1971

Barcelona legend Pep Guardiola is born

Josep "Pep" Guardiola Sala is a Spanish professional football coach and former player who is the manager of Premier League club Manchester City. He is considered to be one of the greatest and most successful managers of all time. He also holds the record for the most consecutive league wins in La Liga, Bundesliga and Premier League.

1958

Willie O'Ree is the first black player in NHL

Willie Eldon O'Ree is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, known best for being the first black player in NHL. O'Ree played as a winger for the Boston Bruins and is referred to as the "Jackie Robinson of ice hockey" due to breaking the black color barrier in the sport.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1969

Dave Bautista

born 1971

Pep Guardiola

born 1954

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