on this day
Pete Sampras (right) wins the first of two Australian Opens by defeating Todd Martin in the final. Steffi Graff also secures her fourth Australian title at the expense of Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
born on this day
Tony Mullane Corkonian baseball player who lined out for Chicago White Stockings born in 1859.
Peter Crouch Stoke City striker, 36
dimitar berbatov Former Manchester United and Spurs centre-forward, 36