1914 Australasian Championships Men’s Tennis, Melbourne: All-Australian final; Arthur O’Hara Wood beats Gerald Patterson 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1
1929 Chicago fullback Ernie Nevers sets NFL record for most points scored in a single game with all 40 in the Cardinals’ 40–6 rout of Chicago Bears; Nevers has NFL record 6 touchdowns and 4 extra points
1938 4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O’Brien, Texas Christian (QB)
1944 Detroit Tigers pitcher Hal Newhouser is named AL MVP
1945 Australian Services draw second Victory Test Cricket v India at Calcutta
1950 Walter O’Malley fires Burt Shotton as Dodgers manager
1953 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 12-6
1953 18th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 10-7 in Birmingham
1955 1956 NFL Draft: Gary Glick from University of Colorado A&M first pick by Pittsburgh Steelers
1956 Leonid Spirin leads a Soviet Union 1-2-3 to win the men’s 20 kilometre walk gold medal in 1:31:27.4 at the Melbourne Olympics; beats teammates Antanas Mikėnas and Bruno Junk
1956 Lee Calhoun leads an American trifecta in the men’s 110m hurdles at the Melbourne Olympics; hurdles Olympic record 13.5s to beat teammates Jack Davis and Joel Shankle
1956 Soviet runner Vladimir Kuts wraps up the Olympic middle distance double by winning the 5,000m gold medal at the Melbourne Games; runs Olympic records in both 5k and 10,000m events
1956 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty of Australia retains her 80m hurdles Olympic title in OR 10.7s beating German Gisela Birkemeyer by just 0.2s at the Melbourne Games
1958 George ”Punch” Imlach becomes coach of NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs
1958 Test Cricket debut for Wes Hall, v India at Bombay
1959 CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Hamilton Tiger-Cats (21-7) for a second straight year
1959 24th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 10-0 in Birmingham, breaking a streak of five consecutive victories by Auburn in the series
1964 CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: BC Lions defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24; BC’s Bill Munsey scores 2 touchdowns in the 3rd quarter, one on offence and another on defence
1964 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from Auburn University first pick by New York Giants
1967 33rd Heisman Trophy Award: Gary Beban, UCLA (QB)
1969 Ted Sizemore becomes 7th Dodger to win NL Rookie of Year
1970 CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 23-10; game marred by woeful field conditions
1970 35th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 33-28 in Birmingham
1971 CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Calgary Stampeders beat Toronto Argonauts, 14-11 on a slick, rain-covered field
1975 Test Cricket debut of Michael Anthony Holding, WI v Australia Brisbane
1976 CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Saskatchewan Roughriders, 23-20 in a thriller; 53,467 Grey Cup record attendance
1978 44th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Sims, Oklahoma (RB)
1979 LA Dodger Rick Sutcliffe wins NL Rookie of Year
1981 Bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out distance Almos Alonzo Stagg, becomes college football’s winningest coach
1981 46th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 28-17 in Birmingham
1982 CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Edmonton Eskimos’ record 5th straight Championship; defeat Toronto Argonauts, 32-16
1993 CFL Grey Cup, McMahon Stadium, Calgary: Edmonton Eskimos defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 33-23; Sean Fleming lands record equalling 6 field goals
1999 CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Calgary Stampeders, 32-21; reverse previous year’s result
2004 Federation Cup Women’s Tennis, Moscow, Russia: Anastasia Myskina & Vera Zvonareva beat French pair Marion Bartoli & Émilie Loit 7-6, 7-5 to clinch Russia’s first title, 3-2
2010 CFL Grey Cup, Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton: Montreal Alouettes retain Championship with 21-18 win over Saskatchewan Roughriders; Alouettes’ quarterback Anthony Calvillo’s 3rd title
2015 British boxer Tyson Fury beats Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to win WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO, The Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles in Düsseldorf, Germany; ends Klitschko’s 9 year reign as champion
2015 Jamie Vardy scores for Leicester City in a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at the King Power Stadium; EPL record 11th consecutive game in which Vardy scores

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