1879 US National Archery Association forms in Crawfordsville, Indiana
1934 New York Rangers’ left wing Murray Murdoch plays his 400th straight NHL game in a 5-2 win over Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden, NYC; streak reaches 508 consecutive games
1943 Detroit Red Wings scores NHL record 8 goals in 1 period
1944 Detroit Red Wings score 15 goals against New York Rangers with an NHL record 37 points; also record consecutive goals & most lopsided game, 15-0
1950 AP picks ”Miracle Braves” of 1914 as greatest sports upset
1950 NFL rule changes open way for 2-platoon system (offense & defense)
1953 Future Australian cricket captain and coach Bobby Simpson makes his 1st-class debut for NSW at 16 years and 357 days
1953 NFL Dallas Texans become Baltimore Colts (now Indianapolis Colts)
1953 NFL’s National & American conference become Eastern & Western conference
1954 Equal longest undefeated streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history ends – 18 games, 16 wins, 2 ties
1958 Pakistani cricket batsman Hanif Mohammad scores record 337 runs in 970 minutes in drawn 1st Test v West Indies at Bridgetown, longest innings in Test history
1968 Joe Medwick elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1968 18th NBA All-Star Game, Madison Square Garden, NYC: East beats West, 144-124; MVP: Hal Greer, Philadelphia 76ers, PG
1972 22nd NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: AFC beats NFC, 26-13; MVPs: Jan Stenerud, Kansas City Chiefs, PK; Willie Lanier, Kansas City Chiefs, LB
1975 Former Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Ralph Kiner is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
1976 Ian Redpath hits his only 2 sixes in Cricket Tests, v WI Adelaide
1976 Wash Caps end 25 game winless streak (0-22-3) beat NY Rangers 7-5
1978 NFL Pro Bowl, Tampa Stadium: NFC beats AFC, 14-13; MVP: Walter Peyton, Chicago Bears, RB
1981 Red Sox trade Fred Lynn to Angels for Frank Tanana and Joe Rudi
1983 In NBA, Portland scores all 17 pts in overtime to beat Houston 113-96
1983 ”Mud Bowl”, Miami Dolphins beat the New York Jets 14-0 in the AFC Championship Game on a wet, muddy field, which negated the Jets significant speed and skill advantage
1983 AFC Championship, Miami Orange Bowl: Miami Dolphins beat New York Jets, 14-0
1984 Buffalo Sabres become the first team in NHL history to win 10 straight road games with a 5-3 victory at Boston
1984 Greatest unpaced 1-hr bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km
1989 NBA New Jersey Nets begin a 32+ game road losing streak
1990 Australian cricketer Dean Jones scores twin test tons vs. Pakistan at Adelaide Oval
1994 AFC Championship, Rich Stadium, Orchard Park, NY: Buffalo Bills beat Kansas City Chiefs, 30-13
1994 NFC Championship, Texas Stadium, Irving: Dallas Cowboys beat San Francisco 49ers, 38-21
1998 Denver Nuggets tie the NBA single-season record of 23 consecutive losses set by the Vancouver Grizzlies in 1995-96; streak ends with a 99-81 win the next day against the LA Clippers
2000 AFC Championship, Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville: Tennessee Titans beat Jacksonville Jaguars, 33-14
2000 NFC Championship, Trans World Dome, St. Louis: St. Louis Rams beat Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 11-6
2000 Dallas’ Don Nelson becomes the 6th coach in NBA history to win 900 career games when the Mavericks defeat the Detroit Pistons, 99-91 at The Palace of Auburn Hills
2005 AFC Championship, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh: New England Patriots beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 41-27
2005 NFC Championship, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles beat Atlanta Falcons, 27-10
2011 AFC Championship, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Steelers beat New York Jets, 24-19
2011 NFC Championship, Soldier Field, Chicago: Green Bay Packers beat Chicago Bears, 21-14
2015 Golden State guard Klay Thompson scores the most NBA points in a quarter (37) and most 3-pointers in a quarter (9) in Warrior’s 126-101 win over Sacramento Kings
2017 Bernie Ecclestone removed as Formula One boss as Liberty Media completes $8 billion takeover

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