1832 1st Curling club in US (Orchard Lake Curling Club) opens
1865 Welterweight Con Orem & heavyweight Hugh O’Neill brawl for 185 rounds before darkness ends legendary bare knuckle boxing match in Virginia City, Montana
1912 Brookyln Superbas Baseball Club President Charles Ebbets announces purchase of 4.5 acres of land to build a new concrete-and-steel stadium to seat 23,000; Ebbets Field opens in 1913
1918 Montreal Arena in Westmount, Quebec, the home rink of 4-time Stanley Cup winners the Montreal Wanderers burns down leading to the club disbanding
1922 8th Rose Bowl: California ties Washington & Jefferson, 0-0
1928 14th Rose Bowl: Stanford beats Pittsburgh, 7-6
1933 19th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Pittsburgh, 35-0
1936 Australian master batsman Don Bradman scores 357 (424 minutes, 40 fours) for South Australia v Victoria in a Sheffield Shield match in Melbourne; his 5th 300+ score in first-class cricket
1939 Master batsman Don Bradman scores 107 for South Australia in a Sheffield Shield match against Victoria for his 4th consecutive century in first-class cricket
1939 5th Sugar Bowl: #1 TCU beats #6 Carnegie Tech, 15-7
1939 5th Orange Bowl: #2 Tennessee beats #4 Oklahoma, 17-0
1943 University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team begins 129 home game winning streak that only ends in 1955; incorporates NCAA titles in 1948, 1949 and 1951
1950 36th Rose Bowl: #6 Ohio State beats #3 California, 17-14
1950 16th Sugar Bowl: #2 Oklahoma beats #9 LSU, 35-0
1950 16th Orange Bowl: #15 Santa Clara beats #11 Kentucky, 21-13
1953 NBA Baltimore Bullets begin a record 32 game road losing streak (12 games in 1952-53; 20 games in 1953-54) with a 73-66 defeat at the Indianapolis Olympians
1956 42nd Rose Bowl: #2 Michigan State beats #4 UCLA, 17-14
1956 22nd Sugar Bowl: #7 Georgia Tech beats #11 Pittsburgh, 7-0
1956 22nd Orange Bowl: #1 Oklahoma beats #3 Maryland, 20-6
1961 47th Rose Bowl: #6 Washington beats #1 Minnesota, 17-7
1961 27th Sugar Bowl: #2 Mississippi beats Rice, 14-6
1961 27th Orange Bowl: #5 Missouri beats #4 Navy, 21-14
1966 National Football League Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Cleveland Browns, 23-12; first NFL title game televised in colour; last one played before Super Bowl era
1967 53rd Rose Bowl: #7 Purdue beats Southern California, 14-13
1967 33rd Sugar Bowl: #6 Alabama beats #3 Nebraska, 34-7
1967 33rd Orange Bowl: Florida beats #8 Georgia Tech, 27-12
1969 Once influential daily sports newspaper, ‘Soviet Sport’ declares Czech super-star distance runner Emil Zatopek a ”public enemy” after he supports democratic wing of the Communist Party at start of the Prague Spring
1971 Spectator crush at Ibrox Park in Glasgow, Scotland as Rangers supporters leave the ground with home team 0-1 behind to Old Firm rivals Celtic; 66 deaths and more than 200 injuries; Rangers score late for 1-1
1972 AFC Championship, Miami Orange Bowl: Miami Dolphins beat Baltimore Colts, 21-0
1972 NFC Championship, Texas Stadium, Irving: Dallas Cowboys beat San Francisco 49ers, 14-3
1973 Japanese boxer Masao Ohba retains his WBA flyweight title with a 12th-round knockout of Chartchai Chionoi of Thailand in Tokyo; Ohba dies three weeks later in a car accident
1978 64th Rose Bowl: #13 Washington beats #4 Michigan, 27-20
1978 44th Sugar Bowl: #3 Alabama beats #9 Ohio State, 35-6
1978 44th Orange Bowl: #6 Arkansas beats #2 Oklahoma, 31-6
1979 Australian Open Women’s Tennis: unseeded Australian Christine O’Neil wins her first and only Grand Slam event; beats American Betsy Nagelsen 6-3, 7-6
1982 New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 3-1 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to start 23 NHL game undefeated home streak (21-0-2), 14 straight wins
1982 ”The Epic in Miami”, in 85 degree heat (Fahrenheit), the San Diego Chargers defeat the Miami Dolphins 41-38 in overtime in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game, a game that set numerous playoff scoring records
1983 In a 35-27 win over the Houston Oilers, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Ken Anderson completes 20 consecutive passes and finishes the season winning his second consecutive passing title with an NFL record 70.55% completion percentage
1984 16 year old future South African Test cricket batsman Darryl Cullinan scores his 1st first-class century (106 no) for Border against Natal B in East London
1984 70th Rose Bowl: UCLA beats #4 Illinois, 45-9
1984 50th Sugar Bowl: #3 Auburn beats #8 Michigan, 9-7
1984 13th Fiesta Bowl: #14 Ohio State beats #15 Pittsburgh, 28-23
1984 50th Orange Bowl: #5 Miami (FL) beats #1 Nebraska, 31-30
1985 Nevada Las Vegas basketball gives coach Jerry Tarkanian his 600th career victory with a 142-140 win over Utah State in triple overtime; total of 282 points breaks NCAA men’s record of 275 set in 1976
1987 16th Fiesta Bowl: #2 Penn State beats #1 Miami, 14-10
1987 Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 116-106 to give coach Jack Ramsay his 800th NBA victory; at the time Ramsey is one of only 2 coaches (with Red Auerbach) to reach milestone
1989 75th Rose Bowl: #11 Michigan beats #5 Southern California, 22-14
1989 55th Sugar Bowl: #4 Florida State beats #7 Auburn, 13-7
1989 18th Fiesta Bowl: #1 Notre Dame beats #3 West Virginia, 34-21 for the national title
1989 55th Orange Bowl: #2 Miami (FL) beats #6 Nebraska, 23-3
1995 81st Rose Bowl: #2 Penn State beats #12 Oregon, 38-20
1995 61st Sugar Bowl: #7 Florida State beats #5 Florida, 23-17
1995 24th Fiesta Bowl: #4 Colorado beats Notre Dame, 41-24
1996 25th Fiesta Bowl: #1 Nebraska beats #2 Florida, 62-24
1997 63rd Sugar Bowl: #3 Florida beats #1 Florida State, 52-20
1998 64th Orange Bowl: #2 Nebraska beats #3 Tennessee, 42-17
1999 65th Orange Bowl: #7 Florida beats #18 Syracuse, 31-10
2000 29th Fiesta Bowl: #3 Nebraska beats #6 Tennessee, 31-21
2000 19,600 fans watch the Miami Heat beat the Orlando Magic, 111-103 in the first NBA game at the Heat’s new American Airlines Arena in Miami
2001 67th Sugar Bowl: #3 Miami beats #7 Florida, 37-20
2002 68th Orange Bowl: #5 Florida beats #6 Maryland, 56-23
2003 69th Orange Bowl: #5 Southern California beats #3 Iowa, 38-17
2004 33rd Fiesta Bowl: #7 Ohio State beats #8 Kansas State, 35-28
2006 72nd Sugar Bowl: #11 West Virginia beats #7 Georgia, 38-35
2006 35th Fiesta Bowl: #4 Ohio State beats #5 Notre Dame, 34-20
2007 73rd Orange Bowl: #5 Louisville beats #15 Wake Forest, 24-13
2008 37th Fiesta Bowl: #11 West Virginia beats #3 Oklahoma, 48-28
2009 75th Sugar Bowl: #6 Utah beats #4 Alabama, 31-17
2012 98th Rose Bowl: #6 Oregon beats #9 Wisconsin, 45-38
2012 41st Fiesta Bowl: #3 Oklahoma State beats #4 Stanford, 41-38 (OT)
2012 Englishman Adrian Lewis retains his PDC World Darts Championship with a 7-3 win over Andy Hamilton at the Alexandra Palace, London
2013 79th Sugar Bowl: #21 Louisville beats #3 Florida, 33-23
2014 80th Sugar Bowl: #11 Oklahoma beats #3 Alabama, 45-31
2017 Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands wins his 2nd PDC World Darts Championship beating defending champion Gary Anderson, 7-3 at the Alexandra Palace, London
2019 United States international Christian Pulisic becomes the most expensive American soccer player when he moves from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea for £58; remains at Dortmund on loan until the end of the season
1832 1st Curling club in US (Orchard Lake Curling Club) opens
1865 Welterweight Con Orem & heavyweight Hugh O’Neill brawl for 185 rounds before darkness ends legendary bare knuckle boxing match in Virginia City, Montana
1912 Brookyln Superbas Baseball Club President Charles Ebbets announces purchase of 4.5 acres of land to build a new concrete-and-steel stadium to seat 23,000; Ebbets Field opens in 1913
1918 Montreal Arena in Westmount, Quebec, the home rink of 4-time Stanley Cup winners the Montreal Wanderers burns down leading to the club disbanding
1922 8th Rose Bowl: California ties Washington & Jefferson, 0-0
1928 14th Rose Bowl: Stanford beats Pittsburgh, 7-6
1933 19th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Pittsburgh, 35-0
1936 Australian master batsman Don Bradman scores 357 (424 minutes, 40 fours) for South Australia v Victoria in a Sheffield Shield match in Melbourne; his 5th 300+ score in first-class cricket
1939 Master batsman Don Bradman scores 107 for South Australia in a Sheffield Shield match against Victoria for his 4th consecutive century in first-class cricket
1939 5th Sugar Bowl: #1 TCU beats #6 Carnegie Tech, 15-7
1939 5th Orange Bowl: #2 Tennessee beats #4 Oklahoma, 17-0
1943 University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team begins 129 home game winning streak that only ends in 1955; incorporates NCAA titles in 1948, 1949 and 1951
1950 36th Rose Bowl: #6 Ohio State beats #3 California, 17-14
1950 16th Sugar Bowl: #2 Oklahoma beats #9 LSU, 35-0
1950 16th Orange Bowl: #15 Santa Clara beats #11 Kentucky, 21-13
1953 NBA Baltimore Bullets begin a record 32 game road losing streak (12 games in 1952-53; 20 games in 1953-54) with a 73-66 defeat at the Indianapolis Olympians
1956 42nd Rose Bowl: #2 Michigan State beats #4 UCLA, 17-14
1956 22nd Sugar Bowl: #7 Georgia Tech beats #11 Pittsburgh, 7-0
1956 22nd Orange Bowl: #1 Oklahoma beats #3 Maryland, 20-6
1961 47th Rose Bowl: #6 Washington beats #1 Minnesota, 17-7
1961 27th Sugar Bowl: #2 Mississippi beats Rice, 14-6
1961 27th Orange Bowl: #5 Missouri beats #4 Navy, 21-14
1966 National Football League Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Cleveland Browns, 23-12; first NFL title game televised in colour; last one played before Super Bowl era
1967 53rd Rose Bowl: #7 Purdue beats Southern California, 14-13
1967 33rd Sugar Bowl: #6 Alabama beats #3 Nebraska, 34-7
1967 33rd Orange Bowl: Florida beats #8 Georgia Tech, 27-12
1969 Once influential daily sports newspaper, ‘Soviet Sport’ declares Czech super-star distance runner Emil Zatopek a ”public enemy” after he supports democratic wing of the Communist Party at start of the Prague Spring
1971 Spectator crush at Ibrox Park in Glasgow, Scotland as Rangers supporters leave the ground with home team 0-1 behind to Old Firm rivals Celtic; 66 deaths and more than 200 injuries; Rangers score late for 1-1
1972 AFC Championship, Miami Orange Bowl: Miami Dolphins beat Baltimore Colts, 21-0
1972 NFC Championship, Texas Stadium, Irving: Dallas Cowboys beat San Francisco 49ers, 14-3
1973 Japanese boxer Masao Ohba retains his WBA flyweight title with a 12th-round knockout of Chartchai Chionoi of Thailand in Tokyo; Ohba dies three weeks later in a car accident
1978 64th Rose Bowl: #13 Washington beats #4 Michigan, 27-20
1978 44th Sugar Bowl: #3 Alabama beats #9 Ohio State, 35-6
1978 44th Orange Bowl: #6 Arkansas beats #2 Oklahoma, 31-6
1979 Australian Open Women’s Tennis: unseeded Australian Christine O’Neil wins her first and only Grand Slam event; beats American Betsy Nagelsen 6-3, 7-6
1982 New York Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 3-1 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to start 23 NHL game undefeated home streak (21-0-2), 14 straight wins
1982 ”The Epic in Miami”, in 85 degree heat (Fahrenheit), the San Diego Chargers defeat the Miami Dolphins 41-38 in overtime in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game, a game that set numerous playoff scoring records
1983 In a 35-27 win over the Houston Oilers, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Ken Anderson completes 20 consecutive passes and finishes the season winning his second consecutive passing title with an NFL record 70.55% completion percentage
1984 16 year old future South African Test cricket batsman Darryl Cullinan scores his 1st first-class century (106 no) for Border against Natal B in East London
1984 70th Rose Bowl: UCLA beats #4 Illinois, 45-9
1984 50th Sugar Bowl: #3 Auburn beats #8 Michigan, 9-7
1984 13th Fiesta Bowl: #14 Ohio State beats #15 Pittsburgh, 28-23
1984 50th Orange Bowl: #5 Miami (FL) beats #1 Nebraska, 31-30
1985 Nevada Las Vegas basketball gives coach Jerry Tarkanian his 600th career victory with a 142-140 win over Utah State in triple overtime; total of 282 points breaks NCAA men’s record of 275 set in 1976
1987 16th Fiesta Bowl: #2 Penn State beats #1 Miami, 14-10
1987 Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 116-106 to give coach Jack Ramsay his 800th NBA victory; at the time Ramsey is one of only 2 coaches (with Red Auerbach) to reach milestone
1989 75th Rose Bowl: #11 Michigan beats #5 Southern California, 22-14
1989 55th Sugar Bowl: #4 Florida State beats #7 Auburn, 13-7
1989 18th Fiesta Bowl: #1 Notre Dame beats #3 West Virginia, 34-21 for the national title
1989 55th Orange Bowl: #2 Miami (FL) beats #6 Nebraska, 23-3
1995 81st Rose Bowl: #2 Penn State beats #12 Oregon, 38-20
1995 61st Sugar Bowl: #7 Florida State beats #5 Florida, 23-17
1995 24th Fiesta Bowl: #4 Colorado beats Notre Dame, 41-24
1996 25th Fiesta Bowl: #1 Nebraska beats #2 Florida, 62-24
1997 63rd Sugar Bowl: #3 Florida beats #1 Florida State, 52-20
1998 64th Orange Bowl: #2 Nebraska beats #3 Tennessee, 42-17
1999 65th Orange Bowl: #7 Florida beats #18 Syracuse, 31-10
2000 29th Fiesta Bowl: #3 Nebraska beats #6 Tennessee, 31-21
2000 19,600 fans watch the Miami Heat beat the Orlando Magic, 111-103 in the first NBA game at the Heat’s new American Airlines Arena in Miami
2001 67th Sugar Bowl: #3 Miami beats #7 Florida, 37-20
2002 68th Orange Bowl: #5 Florida beats #6 Maryland, 56-23
2003 69th Orange Bowl: #5 Southern California beats #3 Iowa, 38-17
2004 33rd Fiesta Bowl: #7 Ohio State beats #8 Kansas State, 35-28
2006 72nd Sugar Bowl: #11 West Virginia beats #7 Georgia, 38-35
2006 35th Fiesta Bowl: #4 Ohio State beats #5 Notre Dame, 34-20
2007 73rd Orange Bowl: #5 Louisville beats #15 Wake Forest, 24-13
2008 37th Fiesta Bowl: #11 West Virginia beats #3 Oklahoma, 48-28
2009 75th Sugar Bowl: #6 Utah beats #4 Alabama, 31-17
2012 98th Rose Bowl: #6 Oregon beats #9 Wisconsin, 45-38
2012 41st Fiesta Bowl: #3 Oklahoma State beats #4 Stanford, 41-38 (OT)
2012 Englishman Adrian Lewis retains his PDC World Darts Championship with a 7-3 win over Andy Hamilton at the Alexandra Palace, London
2013 79th Sugar Bowl: #21 Louisville beats #3 Florida, 33-23
2014 80th Sugar Bowl: #11 Oklahoma beats #3 Alabama, 45-31
2017 Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands wins his 2nd PDC World Darts Championship beating defending champion Gary Anderson, 7-3 at the Alexandra Palace, London
2019 United States international Christian Pulisic becomes the most expensive American soccer player when he moves from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea for £58; remains at Dortmund on loan until the end of the season

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