1846 8th Grand National: William Taylor aboard outsider Pioneer wins by 3 lengths from Culverthorpe
1857 19th Grand National: Charlie Boyce wins aboard Emigrant at 10/1
1868 30th Grand National: George Ede victorious aboard Irish 9/1 shot The Lamb; horse wins second GN in 1871
1903 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal HC beats Winnipeg Victorias, 4-1 for a 2-1 challenge series victory
1913 NY Yankees are 1st to train outside US (Bermuda)
1933 Noordwijk soccer team forms
1941 Chicago Black Hawks goaltender Sam LoPresti faces NHL record 83 shots in a 3-2 loss to the Bruins in Boston
1961 8th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Wake Forest beats Duke, 96-81
1967 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by Towler & Ford (GRB)
1967 Men’s Figure Skating Championship in Vienna won by Emmerich Danzer (AUT)
1967 Worlds Ladies’ Figure Skating Champion in Vienna won by Peggy Fleming (US)
1968 Italian boxer Nino Benvenuti regains world middleweight title with a 15-round points decision over American champion Emile Griffith at Madison Square Garden, NY; last of famous trilogy of fights
1970 Jacksonville is 1st college basketball team to avg 100+ pts per game
1970 NY Rangers set then NHL record of 126 games without being shut-out
1976 MLB’s San Francisco Giants are bought for $8 million by Bob Lurie and Bud Herseth
1977 West Indian cricket fast bowler Colin Croft takes 8-29 against Pakistan in 2nd Test win at Port-of-Spain; best Test figures by a pace bowler from the West Indies
1978 25th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Wake Forest, 85-77
1984 Pee Wee Reese & Rick Ferrell elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame
1989 Javier Sotomayor high jumps indoor world record (2.43m)
1995 Replacement NY Yankees beat NY Mets 2-1

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