Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, July 3:
1912 — Rube Marquard of the New York Giants runs his season record to 19-0 with a 2-1 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers. His winning streak ends five days later against the Chicago Cubs.
1931 — Max Schmeling knocks out Young Stribling at 2:46 of the 15th round to retain the world heavyweight title in Cleveland.
German boxer Max Schmeling in his dressing room after his World Heavy Weight Title fight against Young Stribing, unseen, in Cleveland, USA on July 3, 1931. Schmeling won on technical Knock Out. (AP Photo)
1951 — Sam Snead wins his third PGA Championship with a 7 and 6 victory over Walter Burkemo at Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club.
This July 3, 1951 file photo shows Sam Snead posing with the PGA Championship trophy after winning his third championship, at Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pa. Snead lacked only a U.S. Open trophy to complete the career Grand Slam. (AP Photo/File)
1966 — Atlanta pitcher Tony Cloninger becomes the first National League player to hit two grand slams in one game. He adds a single for nine RBIs in a 17-3 triumph over San Francisco.
In this July 3, 1966, file photo, Atlanta Braves right-hander Tony Cloninger hoists an armload of bats after pitching the Braves to a 17-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants in which he hit two grand slams, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Robert "Sammy" Houston, File)
1976 — Bjorn Borg beats Ilie Nastase 6-4, 6-2, 9-7, to win his first men's singles title at Wimbledon.
Sweden's Bjorn Borg holds up his trophy after winning the final of the Men's Singles of the All-England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England, July 3, 1976. He defeated Romania?s Ilie Nastase 6-4; 6-2; 9-7 to lift the title. At right is the Duke and Duchess of Kent. (AP Photo/Bob Dear)
1982 — Martina Navratilova begins her streak of six straight singles titles at Wimbledon with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 victory over Chris Evert Lloyd. It's the third Wimbledon singles title for Navratilova, all against Evert Lloyd.
In this July 4, 1987, file photo, Martina Navratilova holds up her trophy after winning the women's singles championship on the Centre Court at Wimbledon, England. (AP Photo/Robert Dear, File)
1983 — Calvin Smith sets the 100-meter world record at Colorado Springs, with a run of 9.93 seconds. He breaks the previous record of 9.95 set by Jim Hines in 1968.
Calvin Smith of Bolton, Miss., sets a new world record in the 100 meter dash with a time of 9:93 seconds Sunday July 3, 1983 at the National Sports Festival at the Air Force Academy. At left is Lester Washington. The old record was 9:95. (AP Photo/Jack Smith)
2004 — Maria Sharapova, 17, wins her first Grand Slam title and instant celebrity by beating Serena Williams 6-1, 6-4. For the first time since 1999, none of the four major titles is held by a Williams.
Russia's Maria Sharapova, left, holds the winner's trophy with Serena Williams holding the runners up trophy after the presentation of Women's Singles, final on the Centre Court at Wimbledon, Saturday July 3, 2004. Sharapova won 6-1, 6-4. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
2005 — Roger Federer wins his third consecutive Wimbledon title by beating Andy Roddick 6-2, 7-6 (2), 6-4. Federer is the third man since 1936 to win three straight Wimbledon crowns, joining seven-time champion Pete Sampras and five-time winner Bjorn Borg.
Roger Federer, of Switzerland, holds aloft the winners' trophy after defeating Andy Roddick 6-2, 7-6 (2), 6-4 to win the Mens' Singles Final on Centre Court at Wimbledon Sunday, July 3, 2005. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
2006 — Annika Sorenstam wins the U.S. Women's Open after 10 years of frustration and wins her 10th major championship. Sorenstam, who shot a 1-under 70 in the 18-hole playoff, beats Pat Hurst by four strokes for the largest margin of victory in a playoff at the major since Kathy Cornelius won by seven shots 50 years ago.
Annika Sorenstam reacts on the 18th green after winning the U.S. Women's Open golf championship in Newport, R.I. Monday, July 3, 2006 after beating Pat Hurst in an 18-hole playoff. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
2010 — Serena Williams wins her fourth Wimbledon title and 13th Grand Slam championship by sweeping Vera Zvonareva in straight sets in the women's final. Williams, who finishes the tournament without dropping a set, takes 67 minutes to win 6-3, 6-2.
Serena Williams of the United States celebrates a point win over Russia's Vera Zvonareva during their women's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Saturday, July 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
2011 — Novak Djokovic wins his first Wimbledon, beating defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal in the men's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Sunday, July 3, 2011.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
2016 — Serena Williams overwhelms Annika Beck 6-3, 6-0 in just 51 minutes on Centre Court at Wimbledon, advancing to the fourth round with her 300th career Grand Slam match win.
Serena Williams of the U.S returns to Annika Beck of Germany during their women's singles match on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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