Here are just some of the notable moments that happen in the world of sports on this day:

1939 – The first professional boxing match is televised, as Lon Nova defeats Max Baer (More Info)

1975 – California Angels pitcher Nolan Ryan throws his fourth no-hitter of his career, beating the Baltimore Orioles (More Info)

1979 – The Seattle SuperSonics win the NBA championship, defeating the Washington Bullets in five games (More Info)

1989 – Mike Tyson and wife Robin Givens are granted a divorce in New Jersey (More Info)

1992 – The Pittsburgh Penguins sweep the Chicago Blackhawks to win the Stanley Cup (More Info)