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VIDEO: On This Day - May 13 2018: Mo Salah breaks record for most goals scored in a 38-game Premier League season

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah (left) celebrates after scoring a goal against Chelsea 

ON THIS DAY 

1914: Joe Louis, one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time, was born.

Louis first won the world title in 1937 by beating James J Braddock and made 25 defences over 11 years.

He retired in 1948 but changed his mind, eventually quitting for good after losing to Rocky Marciano in 1951. Louis died in 1981.

1950: The first Formula One world championship race took place at Silverstone. Italy's Giuseppe Farina won the event, called the British Grand Prix, in an Alfa Romeo from team-mate Luigi Fagioli.

2005: Sprinter Mark Lewis-Francis was given a public warning by UK Athletics after testing positive for cannabis.

2006: Liverpool won the FA Cup, beating West Ham 3-1 on penalties after the match finished 3-3 following extra-time at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

2007: Sheffield United were relegated from the Premier League on goal difference after losing 2-1 to Wigan.

West Ham, who had been fined but not deducted points over the signings of Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano, survived.

The Hammers were later ordered to pay United a multi-million pound compensation package.

2009: Former Munster forward Alan Quinlan was banned for 12 weeks after being found guilty of making contact with the eye area of Leinster captain Leo Cullen, ruling him out of the British and Irish Lions' tour of South Africa.

2012: Manchester City won the Premier League - their first top-flight title in 44 years - after a dramatic 3-2 win at home to QPR sealed by a Sergio Aguero goal in injury time.

2013: Roberto Mancini was sacked as manager of Manchester City two days after losing the FA Cup final to Wigan 1-0, exactly one year on from winning the title.

2016: Harlequins lost 26-19 to Montpellier in the European Challenge Cup final in Lyon.

2018: Mohamed Salah broke the record for the most goals scored in a 38-game Premier League season after netting his 32nd goal of the campaign during Liverpool's 4-0 win against Brighton.

BIRTHDAYS

Dennis Rodman (basketball) - former Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls forward, born 1961.

Mark Delaney (soccer) - former Aston Villa and Wales defender, born 1976.

Yaya Toure (soccer) - Former Manchester City's Ivory Coast midfielder, born 1983.

Marianne Vos (cycling) - Dutch rider who won gold in the Olympic road race at London 2012, born 1987.

Francis Coquelin (soccer) - Valencia midfielder formerly at Arsenal, born 1991.

Aaron Doran (soccer) - Inverness striker, born 1991.

Romelu Lukaku (soccer) - Belgium and Manchester United striker, born 1993.

QUICK QUIZ

1. Tiger Woods won the 2019 Masters at Augusta, but when did he capture his first green jacket?

2. Which French football team are the reigning Coupe de France champions?

3. The Rod Laver Arena is based in which Australian city?

4. How many world series have the St Louis Cardinals won?

5. Who did Kerry beat to win the 2009 GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship title?

(See quiz answers at bottom)

SPORT ON TV

Today (Monday May 13)

SOCCER: Sky Bet League Two play-off, Forest Green v Tranmere - Sky Sports Main Event 1930; Ladbrokes Premiership, St Mirren v Hamilton - BT Sport 1 1915.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia, stage three - Eurosport 1 1200 & S4C 1400; Tour of California, stage two - Eurosport 1 2200.

TENNIS: WTA, Italian Open - BT Sport 2 1000.

BASEBALL: MLB, Philadelphia Phillies v Milwaukee Brewers - BT Sport/ESPN 0000 (Tues), Seattle Mariners v Oakland Athletics - BT Sport/ESPN 0300 (Tue).

Tomorrow (Tuesday, May 14)

CRICKET: One-day international, England v Pakistan - Sky Sports Main Event & Sky Sports Cricket 1230.

SOCCER: Sky Bet Championship play-off, West Brom v Aston Villa - Sky Sports Main Event 1945; Ladbrokes Premiership play-off, teams TBC - BT Sport 1 1930.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia, stage four - Eurosport 1 1200 & S4C 1400; Tour of California, stage three - Eurosport 1 2200.

TENNIS: WTA, Italian Open - BT Sport 2 1000.

BASKETBALL: NBA play-off, teams TBC - Sky Sports Main Event 0030 (Wed).

BASEBALL: MLB, Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians - BT Sport/ESPN 1900, Washington Nationals v New York Mets - 0000 (Wed).

QUICK QUIZ answers: 1. 1997; 2. Rennes; 3. Melbourne; 4. 11; 5. Cork (0-16 to 1-9).

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