1877 39th Grand National: Fred Hobson aboard 15/1 shot Austerlitz wins by 4 lengths from Congress
1878 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Wanderers beat Royal Engineers, 3–1; Wanderers’ back-to-back and 5th title overall
1888 50th Grand National: George Mawson aboard 40/1 outsider Playfair easily wins by 10 lengths from Frigate
1923 82nd Grand National: Capt. Tuppy Bennett wins aboard 13-year-old 100/6 shot Sergeant Murphy; first US bred horse to win race
1930 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1930 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
1934 93rd Grand National: Gerry Wilson wins aboard 8/1 Golden Miller in race record 9:20.04; becomes only horse to win both UK’s premier steeplechases with Cheltenham Gold Cup victory 1934
1946 8th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats North Carolina, 43-40; Cowboys’ back-to-back titles and center Bob Kurland MOP for 2nd straight year
1948 10th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Baylor, 58-42; Wildcats’ first victory in first title game
1952 NY Rangers blow 6-2 lead, lose 7-6 to Chicago Black Hawks; Bill Mosienko scores fastest hat trick in NHL history, 21 seconds
1962 Nawab of Pataudi captains India cricket v WI age 21 years 77 days
1962 William DeWitt buys Cincinnati Reds for $4,625,000
1963 25th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Loyola-Chicago beats Cincinnati, 60-58 (OT); Ramblers’ first title in first title game
1968 30th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: UCLA beats North Carolina, 78-55; Bruins back-to-back titles; Lew Alcindor tournament Most Outstanding Player for the 2nd of 3 consecutive years
1968 France retains the Five Nations Rugby Championship with an 14-9 win over Wales at the National Stadium, Cardiff; first Grand Slam victory for France
1972 NY Yankees agree to continue playing ball in the Bronx
1972 Geoge Harrison and Friends’ ”The Concert for Bangladesh” concert film, directed by Saul Swimmer released in the US
1980 PGA Tournament Players Championship, Sawgrass CC: Lee Trevino wins by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Ben Crenshaw
1984 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Katarina Witt (GDR)
1986 First of 2 WTA Tour Championships of the year; change of tennis schedule; Martina Navratilova wins 4th straight and 7th overall title 6–2, 6–0, 3–6, 6–1 against Hana Mandlíková in NYC
1991 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.12m)
1991 1st World League of American Football games, London beats Frankfurt 24-11, Sacramento beats Raleigh-Dur 9-3 & Mont beats Birmingham 20-5
1992 Florida Marlins begin selling tickets
1993 NY Knicks & Phoenix Suns get into a major brawl
1994 Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10 km (11:28)

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