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What happened in sport on this day..

July 31


 

 

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Australian sporting history on this day
1905
The Victorian Ladies' Cricket Association was formed in Melbourne, Victoria.
1948
Champion rifle shooter Percy Pavey won the Kings prize shoot at Bisley in England - the pinnacle of his career.
1951
Yvonne Goolagong, tennis player, was born.
1965
1966 Melbourne Cup winner Galilee had his first race start when he ran 2nd of 13 in a 2YO Maiden at Gawler behind Vice Squad and started at 3/1 equal favourite. In an amazing career he started 36 times for 18 wins, 6 seconds and 4 thirds and amassed $169,970 in prize money - a large amount in dollar terms in those days. 
1983
Golfer Jan Stephenson won the US Women's Open - the first Australian to do so and only the third non-American to succeed.
1988
Queensland golfer Corinne Dibnah became the first Australian to win the women's British Open Golf title.
1990
Swimmer Susie Maroney swam the English Channel in 8 hours and 29 minutes.
1991
Curtis Sironen, rugby league player, (Wests Tigers) born in Sydney
2004
Four time winner of the Sandown Classic, Zipping, won his first race at the Gold Coast - a 2YO Maiden Handicap, from Duke Sam. From 39 starts the gelding went on to have 13 wins and 9 placings and he won over $2.4m in prize money.