1905 1st Australasian Championships Men’s Tennis, Melbourne: Rodney Heath beats Albert Curtis 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
1910 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: University of Toronto Blues retain title; beat Hamilton Tigers, 16-7
1917 NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands
1927 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Balmy Beach defeat Hamilton Tigers, 9-6 for their first of 2 Championships
1949 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Montreal Alouettes beat Calgary Stampeders, 28-15 for their first Championship
1954 Test Cricket debut of Colin Cowdrey v Australia at Gabba
1955 CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Edmonton Eskimos retain Championship with 34-19 win over Montreal Alouettes
1955 20th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 26-0 in Birmingham
1956 USSR single sculls winner Vyacheslav Ivanov wins Olympic gold medal in his excitement he jumps for joy, & loses his medal, it sinks
1956 Egil Danielsen of Norway sets a new world record throw of 85.71m to win the men’s javelin gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics
1956 Australian sprinter Betty Cuthbert wins the coveted 100m gold medal in 11.5 at the Melbourne Olympics; takes sprint double winning 200m final four days later
1956 American weightlifter Charles Vinci wins bantamweight gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics with world-record 3-lift (snatch, clean & jerk, overhead press) total of 342.5 kilograms
1960 CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6 for their 5th Championship
1960 Minneapolis-St Paul baseball club takes the name Twins
1960 25th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 3-0 in Birmingham
1961 Pro Baseball Rules Committee votes 8-1 against legalizing the spitball
1963 29th Heisman Trophy Award: Roger Staubach, Navy (QB)
1964 29th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
1965 Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim Lefebvre is voted NL Rookie of Year
1966 CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Saskatchewan Roughriders win their first Championship; defeat Ottawa, 29-14
1969 35th Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Owens, Oklahoma (RB)
1972 NFL NY Giant placekicker Péte Gogolák scores team record 8 PAT (points after touchdown) in 62-10 win over Philadelphia Eagles at Yankee Stadium, NYC
1974 Greenidge scores 107 in 2nd innings of Test Cricket debut v India
1975 Boston Red Sox center fielder Fred Lynn becomes the first rookie ever to be named American League MVP
1977 42nd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 48-21 in Birmingham
1978 CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Edmonton Eskimos first of 5 straight titles; beat Montreal Alouettes, 20-13
1979 Intl Olympic Committee votes to readmit China after 21 years
1982 Clyde King named New York Yankee manager
1984 John W Mercom Jr announces New Orleans Saints are up for sale for $75 million
1989 CFL Grey Cup, SkyDome, Toronto: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40 on Dave Ridgway’s field goal winner was known as ‘The Kick’
1990 Buffalo Bills become 6th 1st place NFL team to lose on same weekend
1992 57th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 17-0 in Birmingham
1995 33rd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Valencia Spain (3-2)
1995 Federation Cup Women’s Tennis, Valencia, Spain: Conchita Martínez beats American Mary Joe Fernández 6-3, 6-4 to give Spain an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 3-2) and their 4th title
1996 Baseball owners approve interleague play, 26-4
1997 Wash Capitals final game at USAir Arena, retire Rod Langway’s #5
2000 CFL Grey Cup, McMahon Stadium, Calgary: BC Lions defeat Montreal Alouettes, 28-26; Lions, first team ever to finish with regular season record below .500 and win Grey Cup
2006 The last international rugby match before demolition of Dublin’s famous Lansdowne Road Stadium is Ireland’s 61-17 win over the Pacific Islanders
2010 75th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 28-27 in Tuscaloosa
2011 76th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 42-14 in Auburn
2017 CFL Grey Cup, TD Place Stadium, Ottawa: Toronto Argonauts win 17th Championship with 27-24 victory over Calgary Stampede
2018 Australian surfer Stephanie Gilmore is handed her record equalling 7th world title as American contender Lakey Peterson is a shock 2nd round elimination at the season-ending Maui Pro in Hawaii

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