1897 Canadian Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union forms in Kingston
1934 CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials win their first Championship with a 20-12 win over Regina Roughriders
1938 National Semi-Pro Basketball Congress authorizes yellow basketball
1949 Syracuse Nationals beat Anderson Packers, 125-123 in 5 OTs
1951 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Ottawa Rough Riders claim their 4th Championship with 21-14 win over Saskatchewan Roughriders
1953 Los Angeles Dodgers sign Walter Alston to a 1-year pact as manager for 1954; signs 23 one year agreements until 1976
1956 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Edmonton Eskimos make it 3rd consecutive Championships; defeat Montreal Alouettes for 3rd straight year, 50-27
1956 Americans go 1-2 in the men’s 100m final at the Melbourne Olympics; Bobby Morrow and Thane Baker both record hand-timed 10.50s but automatic timing gives gold medal to Morrow
1956 Glenn Davis leads an American trifecta in the men’s 400m hurdles at the Melbourne Olympics; hurdles Olympic record equalling 50.1s to beat teammates Eddie Southern and Joshua Culbreath
1964 30th Heisman Trophy Award: John Huarte, Notre Dame (QB)
1964 Cards’ 3rd baseman Ken Boyer is voted NL MVP
1970 36th Heisman Trophy Award: Jim Plunkett, Stanford (QB)
1971 Braves catcher-infielder Earl Williams, wins NL Rookie of Year
1974 CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Montreal Alouettes defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 20-7 on a slick, wet field
1976 NBA Atlanta Hawks end a 28 game road losing streak
1977 NFL Miami Dolphins’ Bob Greise passes for 6 touchdowns in a 55-14 win over Cardinals, in St. Louis
1979 Kings’ Charley Simmer fails on 8th penalty shot against Islanders
1983 Test Cricket debut of Richie Richardson for the West Indies vs India in Bombay
1985 CFL Grey Cup, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: BC Lions defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24; final CFL game played with 25-yard long endzone
1986 Wrestler John Tatum charged with possession of marijuana
1991 After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21
1991 Yugoslavian tennis star Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 6–0 to win her 2nd straight WTA Tour Championship at Madison Square Garden, NYC
1996 CFL Grey Cup, Ivor Wynne Stadium, Hamilton: MVP Doug Flutie leads Toronto Argonauts to 13th title; beat Edmonton Eskimos, 43-37
1996 Mashonaland defeat Matabeleland to win the Logan Cricket Cup
1996 Mohammad Wasim scores 109 on Test Cricket debut, Pakistan v NZ Lahore
2002 CFL Grey Cup, Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton: Montreal Alouettes beat Edmonton Eskimos, 25-16; Don Matthews’ 5th Grey Cup title as a head coach
2007 72nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 17-10 in Auburn
2012 The continued NHL lockout results in all games to December 14 being cancelled
2012 77th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 49-0 in Tuscaloosa
2013 CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Saskatchewan Roughriders win 4th title; defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 45-23; Roughriders running back Kory Sheets MVP, sets Grey Cup record rushing for 197 yards with 2 TDs
2018 ICC T20 World Cup Women’s Cricket, Antigua: Ashleigh Gardner with 33 from 26 balls and 3 for 22 leads Australia (106/2) to 4th T20 WC; beat England (105)
2019 New Zealand cricket batsman BJ Watling scores a marathon 205 off 473 balls to lead the home side to an innings and 65 run 1st Test victory over England at Mount Maunganui

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