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2017

Tiger Woods is arrested for suspicion of drunk driving

Woods was arrested near his Jupiter, Florida home by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He was asleep in his car that was stopped in a traffic lane with its engine running. He later stated that he was taking prescription drugs and did not realize how they might interact together.

2001

SCOTUS rules that Casey Martin can use a cart in tournaments

Casey Martin is an American professional golfer and the current men's golf head coach at the University of Oregon. Martin suffers from a birth defect in his right leg known as Klippel–Trénaunay syndrome. Martin successfully sued the PGA Tour in 2001 for the right to use a golf cart during competition under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Heysel Stadium disaster

The disaster occurred when escaping fans were pressed against a collapsing wall in the Heysel Stadium, before the start of the 1985 European Cup Final, between Juventus of Italy and Liverpool of England. 39 people, mostly Italians and Juventus fans, were killed and 600 were injured in the confrontation.

1984

American basketball player Carmelo Anthony is born

Carmelo Kyam Anthony is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA. Anthony attended Towson Catholic High School and Oak Hill Academy before playing college basketball at Syracuse. Anthony then entered the 2003 NBA draft where he was selected with the third overall pick by the Denver Nuggets.

1953

Mount Everest is conquered by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist. In 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest. They were part of the ninth British expedition to Everest, led by John Hunt.

Anniversaries of famous

born 1984

Nia Jax

died 1972

Moe Berg

born 1903

Bob Hope