1940 Pittsburgh Steelers & Philadelphia Eagles play one of only 4 penalty free games in NFL history; Steelers win 7-3 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
1945 College football’s #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0
1950 After 9 years, Cleveland Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau
1957 NFL record crowd (102,368), ’49ers vs Rams in LA
1957 Cleveland Browns’ Don Paul sets club record for longest fumble return with a 89-yard run (and TD), beating Pittsburgh 24-0
1964 Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
1971 Joe Torre wins NL MVP, Vida Blue wins AL MVP
1974 Montreal Canadiens shutout Washington Capitals 11-0
1977 Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (NYC)
1978 NY Yankees trade Lyle, Rajsich, McCall, Heath and Ramos to Texas for Righetti, Mirabella, Beniquez, Jemison and Griffin
1981 Donald Driver and Michael Valenti’s musical comedy ”Oh, Brother!” opens at ANTA Theater, NYC; runs for 3 performances
1984 Australia all out for 76 v West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21
1984 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Hollywood Park; winners: Chief’s Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again
1987 Steve Bedrosian edges Rick Sutcliffe 57-55 to win NL Cy Young Award
1988 MLB All-Star team beats Japan 3-1 in Tokyo (Game 5 of 7)
1991 Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception
1991 South Africa’s 1st cricket international since 1970 – one-day v India
1996 46th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins
2012 22nd College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 21-6 in Chestnut Hill
2013 Spaniard Marc Márquez wins the 2013 MotoGP World Championship to become its youngest ever winner at 20
2019 Federation Cup Women’s Tennis, Perth: French pair Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia beat Ash Barty and Samantha Stosur of Australia 6-4, 6-3 to clinch a 3-2 victory
2020 IPL Cricket Final, Dubai International Stadium: Defending champion Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets; Trent Boult 3/30 (4), Rohit Sharma 68 (51)

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