1886 British Open Men’s Golf, Musselburgh Links: David Brown beats fellow Scot Willie Campbell by 2 strokes
1887 Ottawa College (ORFU) defeats Montreal Football Club (QRFU) 10-5 to win the Dominion championship
1933 Chicago Bears 30 game unbeaten streak ends to Patriots (10-0)
1950 Cleveland Browns’ Tommy James intercepts 3 passes, club record
1957 Mrs Nellie McGrail wins $574,658 on a 2½ cent soccer pool ticket
1959 AFL announced with 8 teams
1961 NFL St Louis Cardinals’ Bill Stacy, returns 2 interceptions for TDs vs Dallas Cowboys
1966 BYU quarterback Virgil Carter sets new NCAA single-game records with 513 passing yards and 599 yards of total offence in 53-33 win against Texas Western in Provo, Utah
1967 New Orleans Saints 1st NFL victory, beat Philadelphia Eagles 31-24
1971 NBA’s LA Lakers starts a 33 game consecutive victory streak
1977 NCAA passing record set at 571 yards (Marc Wilson, Brigham Young)
1982 Cleveland Cavaliers lose 24th consecutive game (NBA record)
1983 NY Rangers & Quebec Nordiques both score in 1st 14 secs of 3rd period
1988 1st NBA game at Bradley Center, Milw Bucks lose to Atlnata Hawks 94-107
1988 1st NBA game at Miami Arena, Miami Heat loss to LA Clippers, 111-91
1988 1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85
1988 Japan beats MLB all stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7)
1988 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Churchill Downs; winners: Alysheba, Gt Communicator, Gulch, Is It True, Miesque, Open Mind, Personal Ensign
1989 19th NYC Women’s Marathon won by Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway in 2:25:30
1989 20th NYC Marathon won by Juma Ikangaa in 2:08:01
1989 US plays El Salvador in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
1993 1st NBA game in Alamodome, San Antonio Spurs beat Warriors 91-85
1994 Tony Rominger bicycles world record for distance covered in one hour for second time (55.291 km)
1994 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Churchill Downs; winners: Barathea, Cherokee Run, Concern, Flanders, One Dreamer, Tikkanen, Timber Country
1995 First NBA game at General Motors Place in Vancouver; Grizzlies beat Minnesota Timberwolves, 100-98 in OT
2010 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Churchill Downs; Day 1 winners: Eldaafer, More Than Real, Dubai Majesty, Awesome Feather, Shared Account, Unrivaled Belle
2011 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Churchill Downs; Day 2 winners: Afleet Again, Wrote, Amazombie, Regally Ready, Caleb’s Posse, St Nicholas Abbey, Hansen, Court Vision, Drosselmeyer
2016 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 2 winners: Champagne Room, Queen’s Trust, Drefong, Obviously, Classic Empire, Highland Reel, Finest City, Tourist, Arrogate
2017 New York City Marathon: Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya wins men’s race in 2:10:53, 3 seconds ahead of Wilson Kipsang; Shalane Flanagan (2:26:53) first American to win women’s race since 1977
2021 NFL Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rogers admits in interview he is unvaccinated and taking unapproved treatment after testing positive for COVID-19 and in isolation [1]
2021 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Del Mar Racetrack; Day 1 winners: Twilight Gleaming, Echo Zulu, Pizza Bianca, Corniche, Modern Games

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