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Match - Notable Historical Events

Henry IIJun 30, 1559

Jack DempseyJul 2, 1921

BradmanNov 27, 1931

Jake LaMottaMar 19, 1943

Billie Jean KingAug 29, 1968

Bobby RiggsMay 13, 1973

Richard HadleeFeb 17, 1976

Chris EvertMay 12, 1979

Ian BothamAug 30, 1979

Ilie NastaseAug 30, 1979

Ivan LendlJan 16, 1981

Steffi GrafOct 24, 1982

Hana MandlikovaJan 15, 1984

Michael ChangSep 1, 1987

Hulk HoganFeb 5, 1988

Howard SternOct 7, 1989

Betsy KingDec 9, 1990

Boris BeckerJan 18, 1991

Martina NavratilovaJun 25, 1991

Mats WilanderSep 4, 1993

Anna KournikovaOct 12, 2008

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Match - Historical Events
Date Event
1559-06-30

King Henry II of France is seriously injured in a jousting match against Gabriel de Montgomery.

1681-01-06

1st recorded boxing match (Duke of Albemarle's butler vs his butcher)

1733-05-06

1st international boxing match: Bob Whittaker beats Tito di Carni

1751-05-01

1st American cricket match is played

1814-06-22

1st match at the present Lord's, MCC v Herefordshire

1826-11-27

John Walker invents friction match in England

1836-10-24

A Phillips patents match

1840-01-01

1st recorded bowling match in US, Knickerbocker Alleys, NYC

1859-02-26

Paul Morphy's chess match vs Augustus Mongredien begins; Morphy wins

1860-07-25

1st US intercollegiate billiard match (Harvard vs Yales)

1860-12-26

The first ever inter-club football match takes place between Hallam F.C. and Sheffield F.C. at the Sandygate Road ground in Sheffield, England.

1865-01-03

Con Orem & Hugh O'Neill box 193 rounds before darkness ends match

1868-07-07

Ed Pooley takes 12 dismissals as keeper in match Surrey v Sussex

1869-04-18

1st international cricket match, held in SF, wins by Californian

1874-09-26

1st Grand International Rifle match held

1876-03-16

Nelly Saunders & Rose Harland fight 1st female boxing match (NY)

1876-03-25

Glasgow 1st soccer match Scotland-Wales (4-0)

1877-03-19

Australia beat England by 45 runs in very 1st Test match

1878-03-13

Oxford University defeats Cambridge University in their 1st golf match

1878-08-21

Edward Pooley completes record 8 stumpings in a cricket match

1878-10-22

The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.

1879-01-02

1st Test match hat-trick, Fred Spofforth at the MCG

1882-02-17

1st Test Cricket match played at Sydney Cricket Ground

1882-08-29

Fred Spofforth completes 14-90 for match v England (7-46 & 7-44)

1884-07-21

1st Test Cricket match played at Lord's

1884-12-12

1st Test match played at the Adelaide Oval

1885-09-12

Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set

1888-08-20

Longest US men's single tournament match Palmer Presbrey defeats T S Tailer, 19-21, 8-6, 6-1, 6-4, an 80-game 1st-round contest

1889-03-25

1st Test Cricket match played at Newlands, Cape Town v England

1890-02-27

D Needham & P Kerrigan box 100 rounds (6 h 39 m), SF; match is draw

1890-05-12

The first-ever official cricket County Championship match begins. Yorkshire beats Gloucestershire by eight wickets at Bristol. George Ulyett scores the first century in the competition.

1892-02-02

Longest boxing match under modern rules; 77 rounds in Nameoki, Illinois between Harry Sharpe & Frank Crosby

1892-09-27

Book matches are patented by Diamond Match Company

1898-04-30

Championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl

1900-04-30

165 lb Robert Fitzsimmons KOs 305 lb Ed Dunkhost in a boxing match

1900-07-25

Gilbert Jessop hits his 2nd 100 before lunch in same cricket match

1900-08-19

Start of the one & only olympic cricket match, in Paris

1903-08-15

The New Zealand All Blacks play their first Rugby Test Match against Australia's Wallabies at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; New Zealand wins, 22-3

1904-03-08

Hugh Trumble takes a hat-trick in his final Test Cricket match

1904-04-05

The first international rugby league match is played between England and an Other Nationalities team (Welsh & Scottish players) in Central Park, Wigan, England.

1905-05-14

2nd official international soccer match, Netherlands beats Belgium 4-0

1909-10-02

1st rugby match (Twickenham)

1911-04-05

MCC tour match v Jamaica finishes in a tie

1916-03-25

Women are allowed to attend a boxing match

1921-04-11

KDKA broadcast 1st radio sporting event, a boxing match (Ray-Dundee)

1921-07-02

Jack Dempsey KOs George S Carpentier in 4 for heavyweight boxing title 1st million dollar gate ($1.7m) boxing match (Dempsey KOs Carpentier)

1925-09-03

1st international handball match held

1926-06-23

Commencement of the West Indies' 1st Test cricket match, at Lord's

1926-09-19

The San Siro is inaugurated with a match between AC Milan and Inter.

1926-12-11

Queensland win their 1st Sheffield Shield cricket match, v NSW

1927-05-01

Netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam

1928-03-11

Netherlands & Belgium tie 1-1 (soccer match in Amsterdam)

1928-07-12

1st televised tennis match

1930-09-15

1st intl bridge match is held in London. US team defeats England

1931-11-27

1st Test Cricket match at the Gabba Bradman scores 200 on 1st day

1933-01-30

Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match

1933-08-23

1st TV boxing match - Archie Sexton & Laurie Raiteri in London

1934-08-20

Ponsford out for 266 in his final Test Cricket match

1935-12-18

Bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia

1937-12-21

O'Reilly completes 14-98 for cricket match, NSW v South Aust

1938-11-01

Seabiscuit beats War Admiral in a match race at Pimlico

1938-11-29

Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany

1939-06-01

1st boxing match to be televised, Lon Nova defeats Max Baer

1940-02-17

Bradman scores 135 in a non-Shield match for SA v West Australia

1942-01-01

Rose Bowl football match played in North Carolina due to Japanese threat - Oregon State 20, Duke University 16

1943-03-19

In their third match, Jake LaMotta finally defeats Jimmy Reeves by knocking him out in the sixth round

1948-06-15

Bradman is out for a duck, but Australia win test match anyway

1950-04-26

U of Miami ends William & Mary straight tennis match victories at 82

1953-11-25

Hungary beats England in soccer match, 6-3

1955-08-26

1st color telecast (NBC) of a tennis match (Davis Cup)

1956-02-22

1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United

1956-07-31

Laker takes 10-53 in Australia's 2nd innings, 19-90 for match

1956-08-06

After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena.

1956-10-10

Fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match v Aus, Karachi

1957-02-20

Hughie Tayfield takes 9-113 v England, 13 wkts for match

1960-02-02

Michale Eufemia sinks 625 balls in pool match without a miss

1962-12-31

"Match Game" debuts on NBC with host Gene Rayburn

1964-07-21

Arnold Long takes 11 catches in the match for Surrey v Sussex

1964-07-28

England all out 611 in reply to Australia's 8-656 Match a draw

1966-04-17

100th international soccer match between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1)

1966-08-31

Referee Leo Horn whistles his last soccer match (Ajax-Bulgaria)

1968-08-29

1st US Open tennis match (Billie Jean King beats Dr Vija Vuskains)

1969-06-27

Honduras/El Salvador breaks diplomatic relations due to soccer match

1970-12-11

Start of the 1st Test match at the WACA, v England

1971-01-02

A barrier collapses at Ibrox Park football ground at end of a soccer match in Glasgow Scotland, killing 66

1973-05-13

Bobby Riggs beat Margaret Smith Court in Mother's Day match in Calif

1973-09-20

Billy Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in battle-of-sexes tennis match

1974-02-17

49 die in stampede for seats at soccer match, Cairo, Egypt

1975-08-27

1st night match at US Tennis Open (Parun defeats Smith)

1976-02-17

Richard Hadlee takes 7-23 v India, his 1st match-winning spell

1976-08-17

Big win for WI at The Oval Michael Holding 14-149 for match

1977-01-18

Imran Khan takes 12 wickets in match for Pakistan win at the SCG

1977-03-15

First official test cricket match is played between Australia and England at Melbourne

1978-01-29

Joanne Carner wins Colgate Triple Crown Match-Play Golf Championship

1978-05-03

Last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston

1979-04-13

Longest doubles ping-pong match ends after 101 hours

1979-05-12

Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end

1979-08-30

Ian Botham makes 1000 runs/100 wkts in Tests in his 21st match

1979-08-30

Wildest US Tennis Open match, McEnroe defeats Ilie Nastase 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. Nastase was defaulted by the umpire then reinstated

1981-01-16

Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Bjorn Borg

1981-08-16

Highest score in World Cup soccer match (New Zealand-13, Fiji-0)

1982-02-17

Commencement of Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket match, v England

1982-03-27

Imran takes 14-116 for cricket match v Sri Lanka at Lahore

1982-09-11

Chris Evert wins her 6th & final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY

1982-10-20

During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death in the Luzhniki disaster.

1982-10-24

Steffi Graf plays her 1st pro tennis match

1982-11-13

A boxing match held in Las Vegas, Nevada, ends when Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim. Kim's death on November 17 led to significant changes in the sport.

1982-11-18

Duk Koo Kim dies unexpectedly from injuries sustained during a 14-round match against Ray Mancini in Las Vegas, Nevada, prompting reforms in the sport of boxing.

1983-04-22

Start of 1st Sri Lanka-Australia Test Cricket match (at Kandy)

1983-06-12

Winston Davis takes 7-51 in Cricket World Cup match v Australia

1983-08-01

New Zealand score their 1st Test Cricket match victory in England

1983-11-06

Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Sports Nippon Team Match Golf Tournament

1984-01-15

Hana Mandlikova ends Martina Navratilova's 54-match winning streak

1984-05-13

Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff's last competitive match

1984-08-11

101,799 fans at soccer match Brazil vs France

1984-10-28

Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament

1984-12-07

Allan Border's 1st Test Cricket match as captain (v WI Adelaide)

1985-01-02

Australia beat WI by innings at SCG, Bob Holland 10 match wkts

1985-02-15

World chess championship match abandoned-Karpov 25, Kasparov 23

1985-08-27

Mary Joe Fernandez, 14 years & 8 days old is youngest to win a US Tennis Open match (beats Sara Gomer in 1st round)

1985-11-03

Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament

1985-11-12

R Hadlee takes 15-123 for Cricket match v Australia at Brisbane

1987-09-01

15 yr old Michael Chang is youngest man to win US Tennis Open match

1987-10-31

A pair in Coventry, England, ties world record for longest singles tennis match at 80 hrs 21 minutes

1988-01-23

Bob Benoit bowls 1st 300-pt game in a televised title match

1988-02-05

1st prime-time wrestling match in 30 yrs-Andre beats Hulk Hogan

1988-06-12

The Republic of Ireland beats England 1-0 at Euro88 thanks to a headed goal by Ray Houghton. This is Ireland's first competitive match at a major football tournament.

1989-09-05

Chris Evert last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison

1989-10-07

Howard Stern's US Open Sores Tennis match

1990-12-09

Betsy King wins Itoman LPGA World Match Play Golf Championship

1991-01-13

42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg, South Africa

1991-01-18

Longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours & 11 mins

1991-06-25

Martina Navratilova wins record 100th singles match at Wimbledon

1991-12-15

Deb Richard wins JBP Cup LPGA Match Play Golf Championship

1992-07-07

South Africa's national soccer team, Bafana Bafana, win South Africa's first ever FIFA sanctioned match

1992-09-12

Stefan Edberg beats Michael Chang in what is believed to be the longest match in US Open history (5hr 26min)

1992-10-18

Start of Zimbabwe's 1st Test match, v India at Harare

1992-12-13

Dawn Coe-Jone wins Pizza-La LPGA Match Play Golf Championship

1993-03-18

Sri Lanka beat England in Test match by 5 wickets

1993-09-04

Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM

1993-10-31

25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match

1994-06-17

1994 World Cup soccer match begin, Germany vs Bolivia in Chicago

1995-01-18

Kumble takes 16-99 in match for Karnataka v Kerala

1995-08-26

Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucs v Glamorgan

1995-10-03

1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW v W Prov)

1996-02-25

Rajindra Dhanraj takes 16-167 in match Trinidad v Leeward Is

1996-12-06

Mashonaland defeat England in first-class tour match

1996-12-18

Start of 1st Test Cricket match between Zimbabwe & England

1997-05-03

Garry Kasparov begins chess match with IBM supercomputer Deep Blue

1997-08-30

Greg Rudaski is 1st to serve (2) 141 MPH serves in a match (US Open)

1997-12-14

Diners Club Senior Golf Match

2000-10-07

The last ever competitive soccer match at Wembley Stadium is a 1-0 defeat of England by Germany and the last goal was scored by Liverpool's Dietmar Hammann. The match was Tony Adams' 60th at Wembley setting the record for most appearances at the stadium.

2001-05-09

In Ghana 129 football fans die in what became known as the Accra Sports Stadium Disaster. The deaths were caused by a stampede (caused by the firing of teargas by police personnel at the stadium)that followed a controversial decision by the referee handling a crucial match between arch-rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.

2008-10-12

Anna Kournikova and Andy Roddick defeat Martina Navratilova and Jesse Levine in a match for charity, raising over $400,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund

2009-03-03

The Sri Lankan cricket team is attacked by terrorists while on their way to the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for a Test match against Pakistan.

2010-06-24

John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon, in the longest match in tennis history.

2012-03-17

Bolton Wanderer footballer Fabrice Muamba collapses and is rushed to hospital during a live football match against Tottenham Hotspur

2012-03-18

Superleague Greece football match between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to Athens' Olympic Stadium

2012-04-30

Manchester City defeat Manchester United 1-0 in what is claimed to be the biggest match in the English Premier League's history

2012-08-01

8 Women's badminton doubles players are disqualified from the 2012 summer Olympics for "not using one's best efforts to win a match"

2013-01-27

7 people are killed and 3 are injured after a retaining wall collapses during a football match at the Ugur Sports Facility, Turkey

2013-02-04

Europol announces it will investigate over 680 football matches alleged to involve match fixing

2013-07-15

18 people are killed and 47 are injured in a riot following a boxing match in Indonesia

2016-03-26

Iraq violence: 'IS suicide attack' kills 29 in football match

2016-08-19

Rio Olympics 2016: Ashton Eaton retains decathlon title to match Daley Thompson

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Match - Birthdays
Date Event
1836-07-11

Carlos Gomes, Match Point

1838-04-21

Nat Thompson, cricketer (1st batsman dismissed in a Test match)

1870-04-21

David Craig Montgomery, Dancing Boxing Match, Montgomery and Stone

1873-02-25

Enrico Caruso, Match Point

1888-02-27

Earl Caddock, Stecher-Caddock Wrestling Match

1909-12-06

Alan McGilvray, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1909-12-16

Lall Singh, cricketer (scored 15 & 29 in India's 1st Test match)

1914-10-25

Maudie Prickett, The Story of Jack Referees Wrestling Match

1916-06-08

Geoffrey Saulez, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1917-12-22

Gene Rayburn, Christopher Ill, TV game show host (Match Game)

1918-11-12

Glenn Melvyn, The Love Match

1918-12-31

Virginia Davis, Three on a Match

1919-03-28

Tom Brooks, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1923-08-16

Shimon Peres, Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh

1924-9-22

Susanne Wisten, Match of the Day

1925-05-02

Lou Rowan, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1926-07-08

John Dingell, Under the Influence/Not So Perfect a Match/The Age of Warming

1926-12-06

Willie Dahl, Match Game 73

1928-11-17

Colin McDonald, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1930-01-18

Breandán O'Heithir, Down for the Match

1930-06-06

Frank Tyson, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1930-08-17

Bebe Shopp, The All-Star MATCH GamE (Miss America & Sam Levenson)

1930-12-11

Emil Vagenshtain, Deathstalker IV: Match of Titans

1931-01-13

Charles Nelson Reilly, NYC, actor (Match Game, Ghost & Mrs Muir)

1931-02-11

Larry Merchant, Grudge Match

1932-01-12

Christoph Caskel, Match für drei Spieler

1932-02-28

Brian Moore, British commentator (Big Match)

1932-08-26

Bob Moore, Three on a Match

1933-03-08

Evelyn Ay, The All-Star MATCH GamE (Miss America & Sam Levenson)

1933-05-31

Roger Malone, The Big Match

1935-07-13

Mathias Reitz, The Most Dangerous Match

1937-06-21

John Edrich, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1938-03-14

John Gleeson, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1939-03-04

Rita Lommée, A Perfect Match

1939-06-29

Alan Connolly, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1939-06-30

John Fortune, Match Point

1939-9-18

Richard Drout Miller, The Most Dangerous Match

1940-9-17

Peter Lever, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1941-02-10

John Hampshire, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1941-05-11

Ian Redpath, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1941-06-24

Graham McKenzie, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1941-12-14

Gilbert Gress, Der Match

1942-07-08

Janice Pennington, Match Game PM

1944-05-20

Keith Fletcher, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1944-08-18

Tiger Jeet Singh, IWA King of the Death Match

1944-11-13

Ken Shuttleworth, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1945-07-13

Ashley Mallett, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1945-08-13

Robin Jackman, Match 51: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders

1945-12-02

Alan Thomson, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1945-12-16

Patti Deutsch, American actress and Match Game panelist

1946-04-09

Alan Knott, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1946-06-03

Penelope Wilton, Match Point

1947-01-20

Suzanne Saerens, A Perfect Match

1948-03-09

Simo Lazarov, Deathstalker IV: Match of Titans

1948-10-19

Michael Harrelson, Match.Dead

1948-11-02

Marja Packalén, The Match Factory Girl

1948-9-11

Viviane Redant, A Perfect Match

1949-04-08

Jim Lampley, Grudge Match

1949-04-08

Joe Royle, Match of the Day

1950-06-10

Duncan McKenzie, The Big Match: Everton

1951-01-18

Bob Latchford, The Big Match: Everton

1952-03-20

Sun-Woo Jang, Resurrection of the Little Match Girl

1952-08-20

John Emburey, Match 36: Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians

1952-08-24

Holly Hallstrom, Match Game PM

1952-10-07

Junko Matsudaira, Hiroshima Death Match

1953-04-17

Greg Evans, Perfect Match

1953-08-12

Selina Cadell, Match Point

1954-02-27

Alan Oke, Match Point

1956-05-21

Nadien Van Vossem, A Perfect Match

1956-10-16

Dasi Elnathan, Death Match

1957-04-03

Brigitte De Man, A Perfect Match

1957-12-13

Elmer Bailey, The Last Match

1957-9-14

Kepler Wessels, Match 34: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians and Match 35: Royal Challengers Banglore vs Chennai Superkings

1958-04-18

Malcolm Marshall, World Cup Match 17: South Africa vs West Indies

1958-11-26

El Texano, IWA King of the Death Match

1958-9-13

Mario Fehr, Der Match

1959-02-21

Urs Schönenberger, Der Match

1959-03-13

Monika Dumon, A Perfect Match

1961-06-01

Werner Günthör, Der Match

1961-12-18

Giorgi Match, Road of Thieves

1962-08-14

Rameez Raja, Match 42: Deccan Chargers vs Pune Warriors and Match 43: Rajastan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils

1963-04-08

Alec Stewart, Match 45: Pune Warriors vs Mumbai Indians

1963-04-23

Martin Brunner, Der Match

1963-11-02

Kerry Friend, Perfect Match

1963-9-21

Curtly Ambrose, 100th Test Match at Lord's: The Ultimate Test

1964-11-24

Mike Goldberg, Grudge Match

1965-07-12

Sanjay Manjrekar, Match 1: Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Delhi Daredevils

1966-01-27

John Buccigross, Grudge Match

1966-03-05

Pavel Necas, Sunday League - Pepik Hnatek's Final Match

1967-10-24

Ian Bishop, Match 1: Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Delhi Daredevils

1969-01-16

Roy Jones Jr., Grudge Match

1969-05-30

Dave Dollé, Der Match

1969-08-06

Simon Doull, Match 51: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders

1970-03-02

Alexander Armstrong, Match Point

1970-07-28

Paul Strang, cricketer (Zimbabwe's 1st Test match leg-spinner, 1994-)

1970-11-04

Bethenny Frankel, Bethenny's Game Show Hour: Name That Hag/Match Your Mate/Test Your Beauty Smarts/Food Frenzy Takedown

1970-12-14

Marlene Marlow, Match of the Day

1970-9-22

Rupert Penry-Jones, Match Point

1971-01-21

Simon Taufel, Match 1: Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Delhi Daredevils

1971-03-08

Rose Keegan, Match Point

1971-08-07

Dominic Cork, Match 34: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians and Match 35: Royal Challengers Banglore vs Chennai Superkings

1972-04-11

Claire Saunders, Match Point

1972-06-10

Bobby Pappas, Match

1974-08-23

Toni Brunner, Der Match

1974-12-29

Brad Hodge, Match 55: Deccan Chargers vs Delhi Daredevils and Match 56: Rajastan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings

1976-04-14

Georgina Chapman, Match Point

1976-05-18

Aleksandr Kobzar, Match

1977-03-29

Lia Jaspers, Match Me!

1977-04-03

Chael Sonnen, Grudge Match

1977-04-21

Laszlo Ritter, Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh

1977-07-27

Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Match Point

1977-9-19

Aakash Chopra, Match 1: Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Delhi Daredevils

1978-10-07

Arnold Forrer, Der Match

1979-07-03

Jan Prusinovský, Sunday League - Pepik Hnatek's Final Match

1979-10-10

Kangta, Resurrection of the Little Match Girl

1980-03-27

Jimmy Brandt, Championship Match

1980-06-28

Sam Hoger, Grudge Match

1980-10-01

Morgan Muscat, Title Match

1980-12-03

Adam Brawer, Match

1981-07-25

Paul Escandon, Match 4: Boyd Duckett vs. Ish Monroe

1982-01-08

Ronny Daelman, Game, Set and Match

1982-03-06

Marcus Pater, A Match of Priorities

1982-10-14

Kim Vath, Mix and Match.com

1983-07-26

Chris Lindsey, Strong, Brown, and Briscoe in a Triple Threat Match

1984-01-15

Eun-kyeong Lim, Resurrection of the Little Match Girl

1985-05-21

Tiffany Rayne, Perfect Match

1985-05-21

Isa Guha, Match 51: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders

1987-03-03

Kennedy Summers, Match Maid in Heaven

1989-08-04

Julia Stephens, Mi$Match

1990-01-12

Michael Lay, Third on a Match

1990-06-11

Zurab Match, Stainless Assassin

1990-9-01

Shanee Norrid, Third on a Match

1995-07-04

Sydney Schafer, Judge Match

1995-10-23

Ireland Baldwin, Grudge Match

1997-01-17

Ashley Francis, Match.Dead

Match - Deaths
Date Event
1896-09-16

Carlos Gomes, Match Point

1917-04-20

David Craig Montgomery, Dancing Boxing Match, Montgomery and Stone

1921-08-02

Enrico Caruso, Match Point

1926-06-04

Fred Spofforth, cricketer (18 tests 94 wkts 41 Best match 14-90), dies

1931-09-05

John Thomson, football player who died in an accidental collision during a match (b. 1909)

1932-03-12

Ivar Kreuger, "Swedish Match King" industrialist, commits suicide

1943-04-08

Richard Sears, 1st to win US amateur national tennis match, dies at 81

1950-08-25

Earl Caddock, Stecher-Caddock Wrestling Match

1950-12-24

George Mayo, A Perfect Match

1955-05-11

G L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies

1959-01-17

Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi

1963-04-04

Endzion Barelli, dies 2 days after winning a boxing match at 18

1974-03-29

Joe Stecher, Stecher-Caddock Wrestling Match

1979-09-28

Catherine Hessling, The Little Match Girl

1985-05-29

39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match

1990-10-26

Breandán O'Heithir, Down for the Match

1996-07-17

Alan McGilvray, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

1996-11-02

Emil Vagenshtain, Deathstalker IV: Match of Titans

1999-03-09

Glenn Melvyn, The Love Match

1999-11-04

Malcolm Marshall, World Cup Match 17: South Africa vs West Indies

2000-03-05

Willie Dahl, Match Game 73

2001-08-31

Richard Drout Miller, The Most Dangerous Match

2004-12-23

Geoffrey Saulez, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

2006-01-16

El Texano, IWA King of the Death Match

2007-07-16

Tom Brooks, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia

2007-09-15

Brett Somers, Canadian-born American actress and Match Game panelist (b. 1924)

2008-10-14

Shanee Norrid, Third on a Match

2008-10-18

Evelyn Ay, The All-Star MATCH GamE (Miss America & Sam Levenson)

2009-08-15

Virginia Davis, Three on a Match

2011-10-28

Mathias Reitz, The Most Dangerous Match

2013-10-11

Bob Moore, Three on a Match

2013-12-31

John Fortune, Match Point

2015-09-27

Frank Tyson, International Knock Out Match: M.C.C. vs. Australia


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