Hilton Smith and Bernardo Baró, two Negro League pitchers who threw no-hitters, were both born on this date.
Baró, born on this date in 1896 in Cárdenas, Cuba, tossed a no-no for the Cuban Stars of Havana during the first game of a Sunday doubleheader on July 21, 1918. Baró held the Indianapolis ABCs hitless for an 11-0 win.
Smith, born on this date in 1907 in Giddings, Texas, threw the first Negro American League no-hitter as a member of the Kansas City Monarchs. During the first game of a Sunday doubleheader on May 16, 1937, Smith no-hit the Chicago American Giants for a 4-0 win.