1871 1st international rugby union match – Scotland 1, England 0 at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh
1873 35th Grand National: J. M. Richardson wins aboard 20/1 shot Disturbance by 6 lengths from Rhyshworth
1885 47th Grand National: Jockey Ted Wilson wins his second consecutive GN aboard 10/3 favourite Roquefort
1896 58th Grand National: Former owner David Campbell wins aboard 40/1 outsider The Soarer
1903 65th Grand National: Percy Woodland aboard 13/2 chance Drumcree wins by 3 lengths from Detail
1908 70th Grand National: Henry Bletsoe wins aboard American 66/1 outsider Rubio
1914 76th Grand National: Bill Smith aboard Sunloch wins by 8 lengths from Trianon III
1925 84th Grand National: Major John Wilson wins aboard 100/9 shot Double Chance; first year a tape, known then as a ‘gate’, used at the start line
1928 US Ladies’ Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1928 US Men’s Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
1929 US Ladies’ Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1929 US Men’s Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
1931 John McGraw says night baseball will not catch on
1931 90th Grand National: 9 year old Grakle, at odds of 100/6 and ridden by jockey Bob Lyall wins by 1.5 lengths from 1929 winner Gregalach
1932 De Bataven soccer team forms in Gendt
1936 95th Grand National: Fulke Walwyn scores back-to-back GN victories aboard Reynoldstown at 10/1
1937 Feijenoord Stadion, home ground of Dutch football club Feyenoord Rotterdam and nicknamed De Kuip opens after 2 years in construction
1939 1st NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: U of Oregon beats Ohio State, 46-33; Ohio State forward Jimmy Hull is named tournament Most Outstanding Player
1945 7th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NYU, 49-44; Cowboys’ center Bob Kurland is named tournament Most Outstanding Player
1951 13th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Kansas, 68-58; Wildcats’ 3rd title; 16-team field is introduced
1965 119th Grand National: Tommy Smith becomes first American jockey to win GN aboard US trained and owned horse, Jay Trump at 100/6
1971 33rd NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Villanova, 68-62; UCLA’s 5th consecutive title; Villanova later disqualified, ineligible player Howard Porter
1971 Wales clinches its 17th Five Nations Rugby Championship, 6th Grand Slam and 12th Triple Crown with a 9-5 win over France at Stade Colombes, Paris
1973 Dennis Amiss out for 99 v Pakistan, 3rd 99 in Test Cricket
1978 40th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Duke, 94-88; Wildcats 5th title; forward Jack Givens scores 41 points
1982 Imran takes 14-116 for cricket match v Sri Lanka at Lahore
1988 Ice Dance Championship at Budapest won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
1988 Ladies’ Figure Skating Championship in Budapest won by Katarina Witt (GDR)
1988 Ok-Hee Ku wins Standard Register Turquoise Classic Golf Tournament
1988 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Local resident Mark McCumber wins with record total 273 (−15), 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Mike Reid
1989 Delhi beat Bengal by innings & 210 to win Cricket’s Ranji Trophy
1990 NSW beat Queensland by 345 runs to win Sheffield Shield Final
1991 NCAA bans U of Minn football team from postseason play in 1992
1994 Ice Dance Championship at Chiba Japan won by Gritschuk & Platov (RUS)
1998 Chicago Bulls – Atlanta Hawks matchup at Georgia Dome in Atlanta, draws a crowd of 62,046, largest in any game in NBA history; Bulls win, 89-74
2004 France beats England, 24-21 at Stade de France, Saint Denis to complete a Grand Slam and win the Six Nations Rugby Championship; England earns the Triple Crown

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