Roger Bannister, the first man to crack the four minute mile, easily retains his Mile title in the Amateur Athletic Association championships at the White City Stadium, London. In an otherwise slow race he finished in 4 minutes 7.6 seconds, Bannister clocked 53.8 seconds for the last lap. 06/05/2004 Sir Roger Bannister is reliving the moment he made sporting history today, Thursday 6th May 2004, with a day of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the first sub-four-minute mile. Sir Roger is returning to Oxford University's Iffley Road sports ground, the scene of his triumph, for a restaging of the original athletics meeting at which he broke the record.
Motor Racing - Richard Seaman Trophy Presentation - Stirling Moss
21-year old racing driver Stirling Moss holds the Richard Seaman Trophy. He won the trophy for the top British driver gaining the greatest number of points in foreign races
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Formula One - Jackie Stewart
Three times world drivers' champion Jackie Stewart. *3/1/96: Stewart is returning to Formula One as head of his own team. Stewart, who won 27 Grands Prix in 99 races on his way to three world championship in 1969, 1971 and 1973, has been away from the sport for 22 years. But the multi-millionaire has stayed in touch with the sport through his son Paul and his British-based team, Paul Stewart Racing, who have been successful in the junior formulas. He will return in 1997, fronting a team backed by Ford and with a five-year plan to challenge Williams, Benetton and Ferrari. *15/6/01: Stewart has been conferred a Knighthood in the Queen's Birthday honours list.