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Jessica Watson arrives back in Sydney

Jessica Watson is an Australian sailor who was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for completing a southern hemisphere solo circumnavigation at the age of 16. She finished her journey on Day 210 of her trip at 15:55 when she arrived at Sydney Harbor. During her voyage, she suffered a lot of bad weather and had at least three knockdowns. During the journey, Watson also had to repair the boat and the equipment several times. She became the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted, around the world.


German star Michael Ballack agrees to join Chelsea from Bayern Munich

After spending several years in the German league, Ballack agreed to a free transfer from Bayern Munich to English Premier League club Chelsea. Despite the rumors of interest from Real Madrid, Manchester United and other clubs, Ballack chose to go to Stamford Bridge, stating his hopes to end his career there.


Zinedine Zidane wins the Champions League for Real Madrid

Real Madrid and Bayer Leverkusen appeared in the final of UEFA Champions League at Hampden Park, in Glasgow. Real went into the match as the favored team and as such, took the lead in the 8th minute. Leverkusen soon equalized the score, but by the end of first half, Zidane managed to score a winning goal, claiming the trophy for Real.


The Oilers and Bruins face off in the longest Cup Final game ever

The first game of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Edmonton Oilers and the Boston Bruins is remembered as the longest final match in history. Petr Klima scored the decisive goal during the third overtime period, winning the match for the Oilers with a score of 3:2. The Oilers ultimately won the five game series.


Scottish tennis player Andy Murray is born

Andy Murray was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He began playing tennis at the age of three, entered his first competitive tournament when he was five and competed with adults by the time he was eight years old. He competed in and won several junior tournaments before turning professional. Despite starting at No. 407, he has managed to reach the Top 10.


American football linebacker Ray Lewis is born

Lewis was born in Bartow, the county seat of Polk County, Florida. He attended the University of Miami, where he joined the Miami Hurricanes football team. During his sophomore season, he earned 1st-team All-American and All-Big honors. He later entered the NFL draft and got selected by the Baltimore Ravens.


Third baseman George Brett is born

George Brett was born in Glen Dale, West Virginia, the youngest of 4 sons to a sports-minded family. His family moved to California, where he graduated from El Segundo High School. He was subsequently drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the second round, where he started his career in the major baseball league.

Anniversaries of famous

born 1987

Andy Murray

born 1975

Ray Lewis

born 1981

Patrice Evra