1904 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Toronto Marlboroughs in 2 games
1924 Marie Boyd scores 156 points in Maryland HS basketball game (163-3)
1930 Brilliant West Indian cricket batsman George Headley completes twin tons (114 & 112) in 3rd Test win against England at Georgetown, British Guiana
1933 Major NFL rule changes (hash mark 10 yds in, posts on goal line)
1933 Thomas Yawkey purchases Boston Red Sox
1941 Boston Bruins set NHL record of 23-game unbeaten streak (15-0-8)
1952 VI Winter Olympic Games close at Oslo, Norway
1957 US Supreme Court decides 6-3, baseball is only antitrust exempt pro sport
1961 Niagara ends St Bonaventura’s 99-game home basketball win streak
1962 Mike O’Hara completes record 97th marathon
1968 10th Daytona 500: Cale Yarborough driving for Wood Brothers Racing wins by less than a second from LeeRoy Yarbrough; grid set exclusively by qualifying times
1969 Pension plan for baseball is agreed to
1974 Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) begin tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world, completed on August 27, 1975
1981 NHL most penalized game; Bruins vs Northstars, 84 penalties (392 mins)
1981 NY Islanders give up their most goals (11) vs Calgary Flames
1981 Exec Board of Baseball Players’ Association votes unanimously to strike on May 29 if the issue of free-agent compensation remains unresolved
1989 Javed Miandad scores 271 v NZ at Eden Park
1990 Australia beat Pakistan 2-0 to win cricket’s World Series Cup
1991 Andrew Jones scores twin Test Cricket tons v Sri Lanka (122 & 100*)
1993 Florida Marlins introduce their mascot ”Billy”
1995 British super middleweight Nigel Benn puts opponent Gerard McClellan in hospital
2018 Russian national team, competing under the name of Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR), wins Olympic ice hockey gold medal in Pyeongchang; beat Germany, 4-3 in overtime in the final
2018 Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjørgen wins gold in women’s 30k at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics; brings her total Games medal haul to 15, most won by any athlete in Winter Games history
2018 2-man bobsleigh champions Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis of Germany win their 2nd gold medals of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as part of the German 4-man team
2018 XXIII Winter Olympic Games close in Pyeongchang, Korea; Norway wins a record 39 medals, 14 gold
2018 Winter Olympics: Marit Bjoergen (Norway) becomes the most successful winter athlete of all time (15 medals) with gold in the 30k cross country
2019 James Harden’s scoring streak of games with at least 30 points ends at 32 as he scores 28 in the Rockets’ 119-111 win over Atlanta in Houston; 2nd longest mark in NBA history

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