Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, Aug. 7:
1907 — Walter Johnson wins the first of his 417 victories leading the Washington Senators to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
Walter Johnson, nicknamed "The Big Train," was a pitcher with the Washington Senators from 1907 to 1927. Later in Johnson's career as baseball manager, he had the nickname "Old Barney." Location and date of this photo is unknown. (AP Photo)
1983 — Norway’s Grete Waitz takes the women’s marathon in the first world track and field championships at Helsinki, Finland.
Norway's Grete Waitz is seen after winning the women's marathon in the World Track and Field Championships Aug. 7, 1983. (AP Photo)
1999 — Wade Boggs becomes the first player to homer for his 3,000th hit, connecting in rare style with a two-run shot in Tampa Bay’s 15-10 loss to Cleveland.
In this Aug. 7, 1999 file photo, Tampa Bay Devil Rays' Wade Boggs points up in the stands to his mother as he rounds the bases after hitting his 3,000th career hit at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. The hit came in the 6th inning and was also a home run. (AP Photo/Scott Audette, File)
2004 — Greg Maddux becomes the 22nd pitcher in major league history to reach 300 victories, leading the Chicago Cubs to an 8-4 victory over San Francisco.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux works against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, in San Francisco. Maddux was vying for his 300th career win. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
2007 — San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hits home run No. 756 to break Hank Aaron’s storied record. Noticeably absent are commissioner Bud Selig and Aaron.
San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds hits his 756th career home run off Washington Nationals' pitcher Mike Bacsik during the fifth inning of their baseball game in San Francisco, in this Aug. 7, 2007 file photo. Looking on is home plate umpire John Hirschbeck and Nationals' catcher Brian Schneider. The ball can be seen flying out just to the left of the light tower on the right side. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
2012 — Aly Raisman becomes the first U.S. woman to win Olympic gold on floor, and she picks up a bronze on balance beam on the final day of the gymnastics competition at the London Olympics. She just misses a medal in the all-around, finishing with the same score as Russia’s Aliya Mustafina but drops to fourth on a tiebreak.
In this Aug. 7, 2012 file photo, United States' Aly Raisman displays her gold medal during the podium ceremony for the artistic gymnastics women's floor exercise final at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
2016 — Jim Furyk becomes the first golfer to shoot a 58 in PGA Tour history. Three years after Furyk became the sixth player on tour with a 59, he takes it even lower in the Travelers Championship with a 12-under 58 in the final round. Furyk finishes tied for fifth at 11 under, three strokes behind winner Russell Knox.
Jim Furyk celebrates after shooting a course and PGA-record 58 during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell, Conn., Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
2016 — Ichiro Suzuki triples off the wall for his 3,000th hit in the major leagues, becoming the 30th player to reach the milestone as the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 10-7.
In this Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, file photo, Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki, right, hugs Dee Gordon after Suzuki tripled off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Chris Rusin in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
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