1904 1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on University of Chicago’s football team are awarded blankets with letter ”C” on them
1914 1st Millrose Games (athletics) held (NYC)
1922 J E Clair turns Green Bay franchise back to NFL
1929 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis, Adelaide: Daphne Akhurst retains title; beats Louise Bickerton 6-1, 5-7, 6-2
1929 Australian Championships Men’s Tennis: Englishman Colin Gregory wins his only Grad Slam title, beating Richard Schlesinger of Australia 6-2, 6-2, 5-7, 7-5
1939 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis: In an all-Australian final Emily Hood Westacott beats Nell Hall Hopman 6-1, 6-2 for her only Grand Slam singles title
1939 Australian Championships Men’s Tennis: Australian John Bromwich wins his 1st Australian title; beats doubles partner Adrian Quist 6-4, 6-1, 6-3
1940 Chicago’s Les Cunningham scores 5 points in one period to set an NHL record that stands until 1978; records 2 goals & 3 assists in a 10:04 span during the 3d period of an 8-1 win over Montreal
1943 Chic Blackhawks beats NY Rangers 10-1, Max Bentley scores 4 goals
1949 NY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith
1952 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis: In an all-Australian final Thelma Coyne Long beats Helen Angwin 6-2, 6-3 for 1st of her 2 Australian singles titles
1952 Australian Championships Men’s Tennis: Ken McGregor wins his first and only Grand Slam event; upsets fellow Australian Frank Sedgman 7-5, 12-10, 2-6, 6-2
1954 1954 NFL Draft: Bobby Garrett from University of Stanford first pick by Cleveland Browns
1956 Austrian skier Toni Sailer wins the giant slalom at the Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics on his way to a sweep of the 3 alpine skiing events at the Games
1956 Italy goes 1-2 in the 2-man bobsleigh at the Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics; along with silver in 4-man event, the only medals for the home nation at the Games
1959 Soviet Union wins 62-37 for 1st international basketball loss by US
1960 NFL announces Dallas Cowboys (1960) & Minnesota Vikings (1961) franchises
1968 29th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Chandler Harper
1968 Goose Goslin & Kiki Cuyler elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1968 Thai boxer Chartchai Chionoi retains his world flyweight title with a 13th-round TKO of home favourite Efren Torres in Mexico City; first of 3 meetings between the pair
1971 1971 NFL Draft: Jim Plunkett from Stanford University first pick by New England Patriots
1973 Henry Boucha, Detroit Red Wings, scores 6 sec into a game vs Mont
1973 Mickey Welch, George Kelly & Billy Evans elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1975 1975 NFL Draft: Steve Bartkowski from University of California first pick by Atlanta Falcons
1976 NBA Atlanta Hawks begin a 28 game road losing streak
1978 Ranger’s Don Murdoch failed on 4th penalty shot against Islanders
1980 New York coach Red Holzman wins his 600th NBA game, only the second (after Red Auerbach) coach at the time to reach the plateau, as the Knicks beat Golden State, 107-103
1985 Houston’s Bill Fitch becomes the 6th coach in NBA history to post 600 wins as the Rockets beat the New Jersey Nets, 97-93
1987 Wrestler Jim Neidhart indicted for assaulting a flight attendant
1988 Denver Nuggets point guard Michael Adams takes record streak to 79 consecutive games with at least one 3-point field goal in 117-102 loss against Indiana at Market Square Arena; streak ends next game
1991 David Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 v England at Adelaide
1992 David Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 v India at Adelaide
1995 Memphis Mad Dogs granted CFL’s 13th franchise
1996 Super Bowl XXX, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, AZ: Dallas Cowboys beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 27-17; MVP: Larry Brown, Dallas, CB
2006 Australian Open Women’s Tennis: Amélie Mauresmo of France wins her first Grand Slam title; beats Justine Henin 6-1, 2-0; Henin retires from stomach cramps
2018 Australian Open Men’s Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marin Čilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to win his record 20th Grand Slam title
2018 French drivers Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia win their 6th Monte Carlo Rally in an M-Sport Ford WRT
2018 63rd NHL All Star Games, Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL: Pacific Division All Stars win four-team, 3-on-3 tournament; MVP: Brock Boeser, Vancouver Canucks, RW
2018 NFL Pro Bowl, Orlando, FL: AFC beats NFC, 24-23; MVPs: Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans, TE; Von Miller, Denver Broncos, LB

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