1894 1st college basketball game, University of Chicago beats Chicago YMCA 19-11
1927 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis, Melbourne: Esna Boyd wins title after 5 consecutive runner-up finishes; beats Sylvia Lance Harper 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
1927 Australian Championships Men’s Tennis: Gerald Patterson wins his only home title; beats countryman John Hawkes 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 18-16, 6-3
1934 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis, Sydney: Joan Hartigan Bathurst retains title; beats Margaret Molesworth 6-1, 6-4
1934 Australian Championships Men’s Tennis: Englishman Fred Perry wins his only Australian title; beats Jack Crawford of Australia 6-3, 7-5, 6-1
1936 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis, Adelaide: Joan Hartigan Bathurst wins her 3rd Australian singles title; beats Nancye Wynne Bolton 6-4, 6-4
1955 1955 NFL Draft: George Shaw from University of Oregon first pick by Baltimore Colts
1956 NFL’s NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium
1956 Veikko Hakulinen of Finland wins Olympic 30k cross country gold medal at Cortina d’Ampezzo; second career Olympic title after taking out the 15k event in Oslo (1952)
1958 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis: Angela Mortimer Barrett of England beats Lorraine Coghlan of Australia 6-3, 6-4
1961 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis: Margaret Court retains title; repeat of previous year’s final beating Jan Lehane O’Neill 6-1, 6-4
1963 Sam Rice, Eppa Rixey, Elmer Flick, & John Clarkson elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1966 Wisconsin State Circuit Court Judge Elmer W Roller rules either the Braves stay in Milwaukee or NL must promise Wisconsin an expansion team for 1966
1967 New Orleans Saints sign their 1st player (Paige Cothren-kicker)
1970 1970 NFL Draft: Terry Bradshaw from Louisiana Tech first pick by Pittsburgh Steelers
1973 UCLA’s basketball team wins 61st consecutive game (NCAA record)
1979 Islanders ends 23 undefeated games at home streak (15-0-8)
1980 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 37-27; MVP: Chuck Muncie, New Orleans Saints, RB
1982 Philadelphia Phillies trade shortstop Larry Bowa & infielder Ryne Sandberg to Chicago Cubs for 2nd baseman Ivan DeJesus
1982 West Indies beat Australia 3-1 to win cricket’s World Series Cup
1982 Los Angeles Kings set an NHL record with their 6th consecutive tied game, a 4-4 deadlock against the visiting Philadelphia Flyers
1985 Mark Mckoy cycles world record 50m hurdles indoor (5.25)
1985 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: AFC beats NFC, 22-14; MVP: Mark Gastineau, NY Jets, DE
1989 Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) begins NBA free throw streak of 57 games
1989 Oklahoma linebacker Mark VanKeirsblilck assaults an Oklahoma grad student
1991 Super Bowl XXV, Tampa Stadium, Tampa, FL: New York Giants beat Buffalo Bills, 20-19; MVP: Ottis Anderson, NY Giants, RB
1995 Eric Cantona of Manchester United fined and banned from playing football after attacking a fan
1998 WNBA begins filling rosters of Washington Mystics & Detroit Shock
2002 Australian Open Men’s Tennis: Thomas Johansson of Sweden wins his only Grand Slam title; beats Russian star Marat Safin 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-6
2002 AFC Championship, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh: New England Patriots beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 24-17
2002 NFC Championship, Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis: St. Louis Rams beat Philadelphia Eagles, 29-24
2008 56th NHL All-Star Game, Phillips Arena, Atlanta, GA: Eastern Conference beats Western Conference, 8-7; MVP: Eric Staal, Carolina, C
2013 7 people are killed and 3 are injured after a retaining wall collapses during a football match at the Ugur Sports Facility, Turkey
2013 Spain defeats Denmark to win the 2013 World Men’s Handball Championship
2013 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 62-35; MVP: Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings, TE
2013 Australian Open Men’s Tennis: Novak Ä?oković wins Open era record 4th Australian crown; beats Andy Murray of Scotland 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-2
2018 Australian Open Women’s Tennis: Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep 7-6, 3-6, 6-4 to win her first Grand Slam title
2019 Australian Open Men’s Tennis: Novak Ä?oković of Serbia wins his record 7th Australian singles title; beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3

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