on this day
Tipperary's Brendan Cummins retires from inter-county hurling. The goalkeeper (pictured) hung his boots after 73 SHC appearances for Tipp.
Also on this day
in 1860 The first Open is held at Prestwick Golf Club, with Willie Park Snr winning by two strokes. A field of eight professionals played three rounds of 12 holes on the one day.
Kimi Raikkonen The Finnish Formula One driver turns 37 today.