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2018

T20 Blast finals day

The 2018 Vitality Blast is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in England and Wales. It is the first season in which the domestic T20 competition is branded as the Vitality Blast. The finals day takes place at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham.

2000

The XXVII Summer Olympic Games open in Sydney, Australia

The 2000 Summer Olympic Games were an international multi-sport event which was held in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The United States won the most medals with 93, while Australia came in 4th with 58. The Games cost was estimated to be A$6.6 billion. The Games received universal acclaim.

1978

Ali defeats Spinks to win world heavyweight championship

Leon Spinks vs. Muhammad Ali II, was a professional boxing match contested in September 1978 in New Orleans for the WBA and Lineal Heavyweight Championships. The fight was estimated to have been watched by a record 2 billion viewers worldwide, in 80 nations. The Associated Press scored the fight 12-3 in favor of Ali giving him a unanimous decision win.

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born 1951

Pete Carroll

born 1961

Dan Marino