This Day in Failure: July 3

2011: French golfer Thomas Levet, 42, fractures his shin while celebrating his one-stroke victory at the 2011 French Open. The injury occurs when Levet leaps into the pond alongside the 18th green at Le Golf National.

2008: The NFL cancels its 2008 supplemental draft because not a single college athlete applies before the deadline.

1988: The U.S.S. Vincennes shoots down an Iran Air jetliner over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people on board. The aircraft is misidentified as an Iranian fighter.