1916 Rodman Wanamaker organises a lunch to discuss forming a golfers association (later the PGA) at the Taplow Club, Martinique Hotel, New York City
1937 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins inaugural event by 3 strokes ahead of Dorothy Kirby
1939 Ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert
1952 1952 NFL Draft: Bill Wade from University of Vanderbilt first pick by Los Angeles Rams
1970 357 baseball players are available in the free-agent draft
1970 9th AFL All Star Game, Astrodome, Houston: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 26-3; MVP: John Hadl, LA Chargers, QB
1971 Super Bowl V, Miami Orange Bowl, Miami, FL: Baltimore Colts beat Dallas Cowboys, 16-13; MVP: Chuck Howley, Dallas, LB
1977 NFL Pro Bowl, Seattle Kingdome: AFC beats NFC, 24-14; MVP: Mel Blount, Pittsburgh Steelers, CB
1986 Tim Witherspoon beats defending champion Tony Tubbs by majority decision in 15 rounds at The Omni, Atlanta for WBA heavyweight boxing title
1988 NFC Championship, RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.: Washington Redskins beat Minnesota Vikings, 17-10
1989 Al Arbour wins his 600th NHL game as coach
1989 Phoenix Suns cancel game at Miami Heat, due to racial unrest in Miami
1991 Andy Van Hellemond sets NHL record for most games worked by a referee when he appears in his 1,173rd regular season encounter as the St. Louis Blues host the Montreal Canadiens
1993 AFC Championship, Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami: Buffalo Bills beat Miami Dolphins, 29-10
1993 NFC Championship, Candlestick Park, SF: Dallas Cowboys beat San Francisco 49ers, 30-20
1995 Australia beat Australia A 2-0 to win cricket’s World Series Cup
1995 LA Rams announce that they are moving to St Louis
1999 AFC Championship, Mile High Stadium, Denver: Denver Broncos beat New York Jets, 23-10; features infamous ”The Miss”, Vikings’ PK Gary Anderson misses field goal late 4th quarter
1999 NFC Championship, Metrodome, Minneapolis: Atlanta Falcons beat Minnesota Vikings, 30-27 (OT)
2015 American boxer Deontay Wilder wins the WBC heavyweight championship by unanimous decision over Bermane Stiverne at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas; Wilder first American to hold a heavyweight title since Shannon Briggs in 2007

(Visited 8 times, 1 visits today)

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.