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MAY 29

1910 Ralph Metcalfe (Georgia-born African-American Member of the Track & Field Hall of Fame; Congressman from Illinois) Georgia Sports Figures Illinois Political and Social Leaders U.S. Congress Track & Field Hall of Fame 1932 Summer Olympic Games African American Sports Figures University of Georgia
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1922 U.S. Supreme Court Rules Baseball Is a Sport Not Subject to Antitrust Laws Baseball U.S. Supreme Court Antitrust Laws New York Times
1953 Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay First to Reach Mt. Everest Summit Mt. Everest Historic Firsts The History Channel New York Times New York Times BBC Center for the Study of  Technology  and Society
1957 Major League Baseball Owners Agree to Allow the New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers to Leave New York for California New York City California Baseball Major League Baseball Learn California
1968 Manchester United Is the First English Club to Win the European Cup England European Cup Manchester United BBC
1971 Al Unser Wins the Indianapolis 500 New Mexico Sports Figures Auto Racing Indianapolis Motor Speedway The History Channel
1977 A.J. Foyt Wins His Fourth Indianapolis 500 Texas Sports Figures Auto Racing Indianapolis Motor Speedway The History Channel
1985 Fans Riot at the European Cup Final Between England and Italy: 39 Die England Italy European History European Cup Death BBC New York Times
2001 U.S. Supreme Court Rules Disabled Golfer Casey Martin Has the Right to Ride in a Cart for PGA Tournament Play U.S. Supreme Court Golf Special Needs Education Law & Legal Resources New York Times

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