1859 1st steamboat the North Star sails up the northern Red River, America
1925 French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw, Charlie Comiskey, & Hugh Jennings
1925 England cricket openers Herbert Sutcliffe (176) and Jack Hobbs (154) display heroics in their 1st innings but the tourists sink to an 81 run defeat in the 2nd Test against Australia in Melbourne; Sutcliffe also adds 127 in the England 2nd innings
1927 Judge Landis begins 3-day public hearing on charges that 4 games played between Chicago & Detroit in 1917 had been thrown to White Sox
1931 1st woman to purchase a baseball team Lucille Thomas purchases Topeka franchise in the Western League
1934 National & American baseball leagues select a uniform ball
1960 Continental League, a proposed third major league, gets an assurance of congressional support from NY Senator Kenneth Keating
1964 AFL Championship, Balboa Stadium, San Diego: San Diego Chargers beat Boston Patriots, 51-10; Chargers RB Keith Lincoln rushes for 206 yards, 2 TDs
1971 Globetrotters lose 100-99 to NJ Reds, ending 2,495-game winning streak
1989 Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990
1990 J Donald Crump appointed 8th Commissioner of CFL
1991 Kevin Bradshaw of US Intl scores NCAA Div 1 record 72 pts
1994 Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.82)
1995 Bill Fitch becomes the 5th coach in NBA history to register 850 career victories with the LA Clippers’ 95-93 home win over Philadelphia 76’ers at the LA Memorial Sports Arena
2007 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Dmitry Tursunov beats Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-4, 7-5 to give Russia an unassailable 2-0 lead, and first title
2009 38th Fiesta Bowl: #3 Texas beats #10 Ohio State, 24-21
2010 76th Orange Bowl: #10 Iowa beats #9 Georgia Tech, 24-14
2016 First batsman to ever score 1000 runs in a single innings in cricket – 15 year-old Mumbai schoolboy Pranav Dhanawade is 1009 not out
2021 86th Heisman Trophy Award: DeVonta Smith, Alabama (WR)
1859 1st steamboat the North Star sails up the northern Red River, America
1925 French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw, Charlie Comiskey, & Hugh Jennings
1925 England cricket openers Herbert Sutcliffe (176) and Jack Hobbs (154) display heroics in their 1st innings but the tourists sink to an 81 run defeat in the 2nd Test against Australia in Melbourne; Sutcliffe also adds 127 in the England 2nd innings
1927 Judge Landis begins 3-day public hearing on charges that 4 games played between Chicago & Detroit in 1917 had been thrown to White Sox
1931 1st woman to purchase a baseball team Lucille Thomas purchases Topeka franchise in the Western League
1934 National & American baseball leagues select a uniform ball
1960 Continental League, a proposed third major league, gets an assurance of congressional support from NY Senator Kenneth Keating
1964 AFL Championship, Balboa Stadium, San Diego: San Diego Chargers beat Boston Patriots, 51-10; Chargers RB Keith Lincoln rushes for 206 yards, 2 TDs
1971 Globetrotters lose 100-99 to NJ Reds, ending 2,495-game winning streak
1989 Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990
1990 J Donald Crump appointed 8th Commissioner of CFL
1991 Kevin Bradshaw of US Intl scores NCAA Div 1 record 72 pts
1994 Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.82)
1995 Bill Fitch becomes the 5th coach in NBA history to register 850 career victories with the LA Clippers’ 95-93 home win over Philadelphia 76’ers at the LA Memorial Sports Arena
2007 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Dmitry Tursunov beats Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-4, 7-5 to give Russia an unassailable 2-0 lead, and first title
2009 38th Fiesta Bowl: #3 Texas beats #10 Ohio State, 24-21
2010 76th Orange Bowl: #10 Iowa beats #9 Georgia Tech, 24-14
2016 First batsman to ever score 1000 runs in a single innings in cricket – 15 year-old Mumbai schoolboy Pranav Dhanawade is 1009 not out
2021 86th Heisman Trophy Award: DeVonta Smith, Alabama (WR)

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