All Months History

History of the Month

S.no Event date Event Name Event Details
1 01-May-1931 World Championship Joe Davis won his fifth World title by defeating Dennis 25–21 in the final of World Championship in 1931 and lift the trophy.
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2 01-May-1948 World Championship For the second year running the final was contested by Fred Davis and Walter Donaldson. Fred Davis won his first World title by defeating Donaldson 81
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3 01-May-1975 World Championship Ray Reardon won in the final by 31–30 against Eddie Charlton and won the prize money of AUS$  7500 in World Championship in 1975.
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4 01-May-1989 World Championship 1989 Steve Davis won in the final 18–3 against John Parrott in 1989 World Championship Final to lift the trophy and won prize money of GBP 105000.
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5 01-May-2000 World Championship 2000 Mark Williams won his first World title by defeating fellow Welsh player Matthew Stevens 18–16 in the final of World Championship 2000 and won p
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6 02-May-1936 World Championship Joe Davis won the Championship for the tenth time in a row, beating Horace Lindrum in the final in 1936.
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7 02-May-1983 World Championship Steve Davis won in the final of World Championship in 1983 by 18–6 against Cliff Thorburn  and won the prize money of GBP 30000.
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8 02-May-1988 World Championship Steve Davis won in the final 18–11 against Terry Griffiths in World Championship in 1988 and won prize money of GBP 95000.
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9 02-May-1994 World Championship Stephen Hendry won his fourth world title by defeating Jimmy White 18–17 in the final in 1994 and won prize mone of GBP 180000.
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10 02-May-2005 World Championship Shaun Murphy won his first World Championship  title in 2005 by defeating Matthew Stevens by18–16 in the final and won prize money of GBP 2
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11 02-May-2006 World Championship 2006 Graeme Dott beat Peter Ebdon by 18-14 in the final of World Championship 2006  and won prize money of GBP 200000.
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12 02-May-2011 World Championship 2011 John Higgins won against Judd Trump  by 18–15 in the final of World Championship 2011 and won prize money of GBP  250000.
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13 02-May-2012 World Championship Stephen Hendry ,7 times world champion announce his retirement from world snooker after heavy defeat 13-2 by Stephen Macquire in 2012 in Quaterfinal.
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14 02-May-2014 Asian Snooker Championship 2014 Kamal Chawla of India won the bronze Medal in 30th Asian Snooker Championship 2014 when he lost to Chuan Liong Thor of Malaysia 2-6 in the Semifinal i
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15 02-May-2016 World Championship 2016 2016 World Championship  highest paid tournament of history of snooker. Mark Selby Beat Ding Junhui by 18-14 and won prize money of GBP 330000 &a
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16 03-May-1993 World Championship Stephen Hendry won his third World title by defeating Jimmy White 18–5 in the 1993 final and won prize money of GBP 175000.
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17 03-May-1999 World Championship 1999 In 1999 Stephen Hendry from scotland break the record 7th times world champion in Crucible theatre beating Mark William by 18-12 . Earlier Steve
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18 03-May-2004 World Championship 2004 Ronnie O'Sullivan won his second world title by defeating Graeme Dott 18–8 in the final of World Championship in 2004 and won prize money of
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19 03-May-2014 Asian Championship 2014 Thor Chuan Leong  beat Hung Chuang Ming by 7-3 in the final of Asian Championship 2014 in Al Fujairah , United Arab Amirates
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20 04-May-1987 World Championship In 1987 Joe Johnson made it to the final again, as did Steve Davis, making it a repeat of the 1986 final of World Championship and Steve won prize mon
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21 04-May-1998 World Championship John Higgins won his first World title by defeating defending Champion Ken Doherty by 18–12 in the final in 1998 and won prize money of GBP 2200
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22 04-May-1992 World Championship Stephen Hendry was the eventual winner, after defeating Jimmy White 18–14 in the final. At one point White led by 14–8, but Hendry then wo
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23 04-May-2009 World Championship 2009 John Higgins played his 1000th frame at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, during the final of the World Championship 2009 against Shaun Murphy. He had
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24 04-May-2010 World Championship 2010 Robertson beat Graeme Dott in the final of World Championship 2010 by 18–13, becoming the first Australian in the modern era to win the title an
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25 04-May-2013 Asian Snooker Champion The 40-year-old cueist, Saleh Mohammad,  who represented Pakistan for 16 years before moving to his home land Afghanistan in 2006, defeated the S
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26 05-May-1980 World Championship 1980 Cliff Thorburn won in the final of World Championship in 1980 by 18–16 against Alex Higgins and Cliff won prize money of GBP 15000.
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27 05-May-1986 World Championship Joe Johnson won his only world title  by defeating Steve Davis 18–12 in 1986 World Championship final and won prize money of GBP 70000.
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28 05-May-1991 World Championship John Parrott won his only World Championship 1991 title by defeating Jimmy White 18–11 in the final. John won prize money of GBP 135000.
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29 05-May-1997 World Championship Ken Doherty won his first World title in 1997 by defeating defending Champion Stephen Hendry 18–12 in the final and won prize money of GBP 21000
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30 05-May-2003 World Championship 2003 Mark Williams won his second World title by defeating Ken Doherty 18–16 in the final of World Championship 2003 and won prize money of GBP 27000
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31 05-May-2007 World Championship John Higgins scored his 350th competitive century, and the 1000th century to be made at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, during his semi-final World C
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32 05-May-2008 World Championship Ronnie O'Sullivan won his third World title in 2008  by defeating Ali Carter  by 18–8 in the final. It was O'Sullivan's 20
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33 05-May-2013 World Championship 2013 In  2013 Ronnie O'Sullivan broke Stephen Hendry's record of 127 century breaks at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, in the final of the Wo
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34 05-May-2014 World Championship 2014 Mark Selby won his first World Championship  title in 2014 by defeating defending Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan by 18–14 and won prize mon
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35 06-May-1996 World Championship Stephen Hendry won in the final  by  18–12 against Peter Ebdon in 1996 world championship and won prize money of GBP 200000.
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36 06-May-2002 World Championship Peter Ebdon won his first world title by defeating seven-time World Champion, Stephen Hendry, in 2002  by 18–17 and  Peter won prize m
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37 06-May-2013 World Championship Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan did not lose a session in the tournament. He defeated Barry Hawkins 18–12 in the final 2013 to become a
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38 07-May-1949 World Championship Fred Davis became the second player to defend his first world title after Joe Davis in 1928 by defeating Donaldson 80–65 in the final in 1949.
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39 07-May-1984 World Championship Steve Davis won his third world title by defeating Jimmy White 18–16 in the 1984 World Championship  final and won prize money of GBP 44000
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40 07-May-2001 World Championship Ronnie O'Sullivan won his first World title in 2001 by defeating John Higgins 18–14 in the final and won prize moey of GBP 260000.
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41 07-May-2007 World Championship John Higgins won his second World title by defeating qualifier Mark Selby in 2007 by 18–13 in the final and won prize money of GBP 220000.
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42 07-May-2012 World Championship Ronnie O'Sullivan won his fourth world title by defeating Ali Carter 18–11 in the World Championship final in 2012 and won prize money of GB
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43 09-May-2017 WORLD RANKING - SEEDING CUT OFF FOR RIGA MASTERS & CHINA CHAMPIONSHIP WORLD RANKING - SEEDING CUT OFF FOR RIGA MASTERS & CHINA CHAMPIONSHIP Q School Venue- Preston Guild Hall
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44 10-May-2008 Asian Snooker Championship Jin Long beat Aditya Mehta by 7-3 in the final of Asian Snooker Championship 2008 in Dubai , UAE to win the title.
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45 10-May-2009 Asian Snooker Championship James Wattana beat Mei Xiwen of China by  7-3 in the final of Asian Snooker Championship 2009 in Tangshan , China to win the championship.
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46 12-May-1927 Snooker Inaugural edition of the tournament and was organised by Joe Davis and Bill Camkin. The final took place at the Camkin's Hall inBirmingham, Englan
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47 14-May-2010 Open Billiards Championship Robert Hall Beat Roxtan Chapman  by 567-263 in Jersey Open Billiards Championship in 2010 to lift the trophy.
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48 15-May-2010 Jersey Open (Plate) Roy Bacon beat Guy Heys by 200-123 in the Final of Jersey Open (Plate) in 2010 to lift the championship.
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49 15-May-2011 World Ten Ball Pool Championship '2011 29 year Old Dutch Journeyman won his first major title by  11-8 win over China's Fu Jianbo in the championship match of World Ten Ball Pool C
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50 15-May-2008 CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE (3) Joe Perry won in the final of Championship League 3–1 against Mark Selby  and won prize money of GBP 10000 in 2008.
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51 16-May-1928 World Championship Title Joe Davis won in the final 16–13 against Fred Lawrence, and retained the World Championship title in 1928.
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52 16-May-1933 World Championship Title  Joe Davis won his seventh World Championship title in 1933  by defeating Willie Smith 25–18 in the final.
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53 16-May-1982 World Championship Alex Higgins won in the final 18–15 against Ray Reardon in 1982 World Championship. He won prize money of  GBP 25000.
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54 17-May-2015 Irish Open (Billiards) Peter Gichrist beat Mike Russell in the Final of Irish Open (Billiards) 2015 to win the trophy.
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55 18-May-1946 World Championship Title Joe Davis beat Horace Lindrum 78–67 to win his 15th World Championship titles in 1946.
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56 18-May-2014 English Open Billiards Championship David Causier beat Robert Hall by 1143-173 in the final  English Open  Billiards Championship in 2014 to win the championship.
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57 19-May-2012 English Open Billiards David Causier Beat Mike Russell by 580-409 in English Open Billiards Final in 2012 to claim the title.
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58 20-May-2015 European Open Mike Russell beat Phil Mumford by 1403-649 in the Final of European Open 2015 to win the trophy.
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59 22-May-2016 Riga Masters Riga Masters(2016) Match Summary Last 128 Matthew Stevens
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60 22-May-2016 Irish Open Billiards Championship Peter Gilchrist beat David Causier by 436-435 in the Final of Irish Open Billiards Championship 2016 to clinch the title.
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61 23-May-1930 World title  Joe Davis won his fourth World title by defeating Tom Dennis 25–12 in 1930. Davis made a 79 break in the final.
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62 24-May-1973 Snooker Walter Donaldson a famous scottish professional Snooker & Billiards Player died at his home in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire on 24th May 1973.
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63 24-May-2015 Vimy Ridge Billiards Open Robert Hall Beat Mike Russell by 484-301 in the Final of  Vimy Ridge Billiards Open in 2015 to lift the trophy. 
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64 31-May-2017 Quals: Riga Masters & China Championship Quals: Riga Masters & China Championship  Venue- Preston Guild Hall
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