1900 Dutch soccer club NEC is established in Nijmegen
1901 6th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 17-0 in Tuscaloosa
1913 Australasian Championships Men’s Tennis, Perth: Australian Ernie Parker beats NZ namesake Harry Parker 2-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-2
1947 Soccer team GVVV forms in Veenendaal
1951 1st-class cricket debut of future great Pakistani batsman Hanif Mohammad; scores 26 in drawn tour match, Pakistan XI v MCC, Lahore
1951 NY Yankee Gil McDougald wins AL Rookie of Year
1959 Cleveland Browns’ halfback Bobby Mitchell sets club record for longest run from scrimmage (90-yards), beat Wash 31-17
1964 Ajax soccer star Johan Cruijff debuts against GVAV
1968 1st date in controversial Jim Bouton baseball diary ”Ball Four”
1972 White Sox Dick Allen wins AL MVP
1978 Pirates outfielder Dave Parker wins NL MVP
1987 Carla Beurskens runs Dutch female record marathon (2:26:34)
1988 Dodgers outfielder Kirk Gibson wins NL MVP Award
1989 Walter Davis (Denver) begins NBA free throw streak of 53 games
1991 Ricky Pierce (Seattle) begins NBA free throw streak of 75 game
1992 Praveen Amre scores century on Test Cricket debut (103 v SA, Durban)
1992 42nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Alan Kulwicki wins
2015 Holly Holm defeats UFC Champion Ronda Rousey in an upset in Melbourne, Australia
2015 Federation Cup Women’s Tennis, Prague, Czech Republic: Czech pair Karolína Plíšková & Barbora Strýcová beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova & Elena Vesnina of Russia 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 for a 3-2 win and 9th title for the home country
2020 84th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: American Dustin Johnson fires record total -20 to win his first Masters title by 5 strokes from Cameron Smith of Australia & South Korean Sungjae Im

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