1869 Englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race, racing 13K Paris to Rouen
1883 British Open Men’s Golf, Musselburgh Links: Willie Fernie beats defending champion Bob Ferguson 1-up in 36-hole playoff
1900 5th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 53-5 in Montgomery
1906 11th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 10-0 in Birmingham
1926 NHL’s Chicago Black Hawks play their 1st game, beat Tor St Pats 4-1
1940 Green Bay Packers become 1st NFL team to travel by plane
1953 St Louis Browns officially become the Baltimore Baseball Club Inc
1960 New MLB Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada
1965 William Eckert is unanimously elected commissioner of baseball
1974 Bonnie Bryant becomes the only left-handed player in history to win an LPGA Tour event; scores a 3-stroke victory in the Bill Branch Golf Classic in Fort Myers, Florida
1979 Daniel Okrent sketches out 1st draft rules for Rotisserie Baseball on a flight to Austin, TX
1981 NBA NY Knick Bill Cartwright, ties record of 19 of 19 free throws
1983 Philadelphia Flyers win 13th straight NHL game
1984 Golden State Warrior Purvis Short scores career high 59 points though team loses to NJ Nets 124-110
1984 Islanders score 20 assists against Rangers
1985 NY Jets best offensive production beating Tampa Bay 62-28
1987 George Bell is 1st Blue Jay ever to win the AL MVP
1989 Bret Saberhagen signs record $2,966,667 per year KC Royal contract
1991 Detroit Lion Mike Utley is paralized in a game vs LA Rams
1992 Blue Jay Nigel Wilson is 1st pick of Marlins in expansion draft
2001 66th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 31-7 in Auburn
2002 54th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tony Stewart wins
2002 Australian Leyton Hewitt scores back-to-back season-ending Tennis Masters Cup titles with a classic 7–5, 7–5, 2–6, 2–6, 6–4 victory over Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero in Shanghai, China
2013 102nd Davis Cup: Czech Republic beats Serbia in Belgrade (3-2)
2013 Jimmie Johnson wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup for the sixth time

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