1872 First international soccer game, Scotland draws with England (0-0) in Glasgow
1893 2nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 40-16 in Montgomery
1908 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Melbourne, Australia: Anthony Wilding representing Australasia beats American Fred Alexander 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 to give defending champions a 3-2 victory
1912 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Alerts win their only title; beat Toronto Argonauts, 11-4
1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Melbourne, Australia: James Cecil Parke beats Rodney Heaths 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to give British Isles 3-2 victory over defending champions Australasia
1924 National Football League Championship: Cleveland Bulldogs (7-1-1) [formerly Canton] win first past the post title
1929 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers take their 4th title; beat Regina Roughriders, 14-3
1937 3rd Heisman Trophy Award: Clint Frank, Yale (HB)
1940 CFL Grey Cup (Game 1), Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Ottawa beats Toronto Balmy Beach, 8-2
1942 Bill Terry resigns as supervisor of NY Giants minor league system
1946 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Argonauts claim 7th Championship and retain title with 28-6 win over Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1946 Bradman scores 187 in 1st Test Cricket v England at the Gabba
1948 Baseball’s Negro National League disbands
1954 20th Heisman Trophy Award: Alan Ameche, Wisconsin (FB)
1956 Australian Betty Cuthbert takes Olympic sprint double when she runs OR equalling 23.4s to win the 200m gold medal at the Melbourne Games; beats Christa Stubnick in repeat of 100m final 4 days earlier
1956 Milt Campbell sets Olympic record total of 7,937 points to upset fellow American and world record holder Rafer Johnson, and win the decathlon gold medal at the Melbourne Games
1956 Jon Henricks swims world record 55.4 to win the men’s 100m at the Melbourne Olympics; rare Australian 1-2-3 with John Devitt and Gary Chapman taking the minor medals
1956 Gert Fredriksson of Sweden wins his 2nd straight K-1 10,000m canoeing gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics; last time event held in the Summer Olympics; also wins 3rd consecutive K-1 1,000m gold
1957 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Hamilton Tiger-Cats take out their 2nd title; beat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 32-7
1957 22nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 40-0 in Birmingham
1959 Joe Foss named 1st commissioner of AFL
1961 Billy Williams of the Cubs is voted NL Rookie of Year
1963 CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat BC Lions, 21-10; features controversial sequence involving American players Angelo Mosca and Willie Fleming
1963 28th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 10-8 in Birmingham, Auburn’s first points in the series in five years
1968 CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Calgary Stampeder, 24-21; MVP Vic Washington’s 79-yard TD run remains a Grey Cup record
1968 33rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 24-16 in Birmingham
1969 CFL Grey Cup, Autostade, Montreal: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Saskatchewan Roughriders, 29-11; first Grey Cup game played in its entirety on a Sunday
1974 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)
1976 42nd Heisman Trophy Award: Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh (RB)
1983 Denver Nuggets coach Doug Moe, hoplessly behind, advise team to let Blazers break their scoring record
1985 50th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 25-23 in Birmingham
1986 CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 39-15; Al Bruno’s 2nd Grey Cup win, 1st as head coach, also as a player with 1952 Toronto Argonauts
1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final, Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou, China: Michelle Akers scores twice as US beats Norway, 2-1
1991 56th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 13-6 in Birmingham
1993 NFL announces 30th franchise – Jacksonville Jaguars
1996 South African cricket opening batsman Gary Kirsten follows his 1st innings 102 with 133 in the Proteas’ 329 run 2nd Test win v India in Kolkata
1997 86th Davis Cup: Sweden sweeps US in Gothenburg (5-0)
2003 92nd Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Melbourne (3-1)
2013 14th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats New Zealand 34-2
2013 78th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 34-28 in Auburn
2014 CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: Calgary Stampeders beat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 20-16 for their 7th Championship
2019 Australian cricket batsman David Warner smashes 335 not out in the 2nd Test against Pakistan; second-highest Test score by an Australian (Matt Hayden 380); highest Test score at Adelaide Oval
2019 On the way to 36 in 2nd Test v Pakistan, Australian cricket batsman Steve Smith overtakes Don Bradman’s run-tally of 6,996 Test runs; becomes fastest batsman to 7000, in terms of innings (126)
2019 83rd Iron Bowl: #16 Auburn beats #5 Alabama, 48-45

(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.