1875 Harvard-Yale game is 1st college football contest with uniforms
1900 Baltimore Orioles (now NY Yankees) enter baseball’s American League
1906 C. W. Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland, in record cricket innings by an Australian
1907 French cyclist Paul Cornu flies 1st helicopter (twin rotor)
1954 1st Rugby League World Cup, Parc des Princes, Paris: Great Britain beats France, 16-12; Man of The Match: GB second rower Don Robinson
1958 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League
1964 Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points
1982 WBA lightweight champion Ray Mancini beats South Korean challenger Duk Koo Kim by TKO in 14th round in Las Vegas; Kim collapses, falls into a coma and dies 4 days later; as a result, WBC shortens title bouts to 12 rounds; WBA & WBO follow in 1988, and IBF in 1989
1996 Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP
2014 Indian cricket batsman Rohit Sharma sets new world ODI record of 264 runs off 173 balls against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens in Kolkata
2014 Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout wins the MVP awards in MLB for 2014
2016 Federation Cup Women’s Tennis, Strasbourg, France: Czech pair Karolína Plíšková & Barbora Strýcová beats Caroline Garcia & Kristina Mladenovic of France 7-5, 7-5 to wrap up 3-2 win and 3rd straight title
2017 Italy fails to qualify for 2018 Football World Cup (first time since 1958), after play-off defeat against Sweden
2017 First Barbie doll to wear a hijab, modeled on Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad unveiled in New York
2020 Fly-half Nicolas Sanchez scores all the Pumas points as Argentina claim their 1st ever win over New Zealand’s All Blacks, winning 25-15 in a Rugby Championship game in Sydney

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