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1975

American poker player Chris Moneymaker is born

In 2003, Chris Moneymaker won the Main Event at the World Series of Poker and he gained the first prize of $2.5 million. He was the first person to become a world champion after qualifying at an online poker site and this was his first live poker tournament.

1967

American race car driver Ken Block is born

Kenneth "Ken" Block is a professional rally driver with the Hoonigan Racing Division, formerly known as the Monster World Rally Team. Block is one of the co-founders of DC Shoes. Block has also competed in many action sports events including skateboarding, snowboarding, and motocross.

1905

The first game ever is played in the Australian Open

The Australian Open is managed by Tennis Australia, formerly the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia, and was first played at the Warehouseman's Cricket Ground in Melbourne. This facility is now known as the Albert Reserve Tennis Centre. The tournament was first known as the Australasian Championships and then became the Australian Championships in 1927 and the Australian Open in 1969.

1874

England football club Aston Villa F.C. is founded

Aston Villa Football Club is a professional football club based in Aston, Birmingham, England. The club currently competes in the Championship, the second tier of the English football league system. Since its foundation, they have played at their current home ground, Villa Park. Aston Villa was one of the founder members of the Football League in 1888 and of the Premier League in 1992.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1966

Troy Aikman

born 1983

Nikki Bella

born 1983

Brie Bella