1899 Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier’s
1910 Stanley Cup, Dey’s Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (ON), 3-1 for a 2-0 sweep of challenge series
1927 Harlem Globetrotters play their 1st game in Hinckley, Illinois
1932 1st game played at Orchard Lake Curling Club, Mich
1936 Tennis champs Helen Moody & Howard Kinsley volley 2,001 times (1h18m)
1947 Australia v England at MCG drawn in 6 days, 1st cricket draw in Australia since 1882
1961 1st NFL Playoff Bowl (runner-up bowl)-Detroit beats Cleveland 17-16
1962 1st AFL All Star Game, Balboa Stadium, SD: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 47-27; MVP Cotton Davidson, Dallas Texans, QB
1972 Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Atlanta Hawks, 134-90 for their 33rd straight win, the longest winning streak in major professional sports
1973 British Darts Organisation founded in North London
1979 AFC Championship, Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Houston Oilers, 34-5
1979 NFC Championship, LA Memorial Coliseum Dallas Cowboys beat Los Angeles Rams, 28-0
1980 Minn ends Philadelphia Flyers’ NHL record 35 game unbeaten streak ends
1983 Australia regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series win v England
1985 Lou Brock & Hoyt Wilhelm are elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame
1989 NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers longest win streak (11)
1989 Cleve Cavs block 21 NY Knick shots tying NBA regulation game record
1994 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Petr Korda defeats Bernd Karbacher of Germany 6-3, 6-3 for an unassailable 2-0 lead (ends 2-1) and the Czech Republic’s first title
1995 Larry Brown posts his 500th career NBA coaching victory, following the Indiana Pacers’ 88-83 road win at the Houston Rockets
1999 NBA Board of Governors unanimously ratifies a new 6-year collective bargaining agreement between the league and the National Basketball Players Association
2008 College Football, 10th BCS National Championship Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans: #2 LSU beats #1 Ohio State, 38-24
2010 College Football, 12th BCS National Championship, Rose Bowl, Pasadena: #1 Alabama beats #2 Texas, 37-21
2012 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Tomáš Berdych beats Frenchman Richard Gasquet 7-6, 6-4 for an unassailable 2-0 lead; 2nd title for Czech Republic
2013 College Football, 15th BCS National Championship, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens: #2 Alabama beats #1 Notre Dame, 42-14
2017 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: French pair Kristina Mladenovic & Richard Gasquet beat Americans Coco Vandeweghe & Jack Sock 4-1, 4-3 to clinch 2-1 win; 2nd French title
2019 Rain ruins last 2 days of 4th cricket Test in Sydney as India wins series 2-1; become first Asian side to win a Test series in Australia, 71 years after the first Indian touring team in 1947-48
2019 College Football, National Championship, Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara: #2 Clemson beats #1 Alabama, 44-16

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