1901 At the MLB meeting, the Milwaukee Brewers franchise is officially dropped from the American League and replaced by the St. Louis Browns
1921 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Argonauts win 2nd Championship; beat Edmonton Eskimos, 23-0
1932 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers defeat Regina Roughriders, 25-6 for their 5th Championship
1933 Joe Lilliard QBs Chic Cardinals; last NFL black until 1946
1943 9th Heisman Trophy Award: Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame (QB)
1944 Temporary merger of 2 NFL teams, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Cardinals, dissolves at finish of season; WWII ends before start of 1945 season, so both teams resume normal operations
1946 12th Heisman Trophy Award: Glenn Davis, Army (HB)
1949 14th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 14-13 in Birmingham
1950 Cleveland Browns last NFL team with no-pass game (beat Philadelphia 13-7)
1956 Australian 4 x 200m freestyle relay team of Kevin O’Halloran, John Devitt, Murray Rose & Jon Henricks swim world record 8:23.6 to take the gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics; Rose’s 2nd of 3 gold at the Games
1957 23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas A&M (HB)
1961 Dutchman Anton Geesink becomes 1st non-Japanese judo world champion
1962 1963 NFL Draft: Terry Baker from Oregon State first pick by Los Angeles Rams
1966 31st Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 31-0 in Birmingham
1967 Australian Derek Clayton runs world marathon record 2:09:36.4 at the Fukuoka Marathon in Japan
1968 MLB Rules Committee adopts a series of changes designed to increase amount of offensive run production; decreases strike zone size and lowers height of pitcher’s mound from 15” to 10”; changes are successful
1970 Claude Ruel resigns as coach of the NHL Montreal Canadiens; replacement Al MacNeil leads Habs to a Stanley Cup championship 5 months later
1972 CFL Grey Cup, Ivor Wynne Stadium, Hamilton: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Saskatchewan Roughriders, 13-10; Tiger-Cats first team in CFL’s modern era to win Grey Cup at home
1979 45th Heisman Trophy Award: Charles White, Southern California (RB)
1980 Don Sutton, the winningest pitcher in Los Angeles Dodgers history, signs a 4-year contract with Houston; Astros career shortened by a patellar fracture; returns to Dodgers in 1988 after stints with 3 other MLB clubs
1983 49th Heisman Trophy Award: Mike Rozier, Nebraska (RB)
1983 48th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-20 in Birmingham
1986 Chasing the West Indies 248/5, Sri Lanka is sensationally dismissed for just 55 in cricket’s Champions Trophy in Sharjah; Windies pace bowler Courtney Walsh takes 5 for 1 in 4.3 overs
1988 54th Heisman Trophy Award: Barry Sanders, Oklahoma State (RB)
1994 3rd SEC Championship Game: #6 Florida beats #3 Alabama, 24-23
1995 England cricket wicket-keeper Jack Russell dismisses Clive Eksteen with his record 11th catch in 2nd Test v South Africa in Johannesburg
1997 Golden State Warriors terminates guard Latrell Sprewell’s four-year, $32 million NBA contract for attacking coach P.J. Carlesimo
1999 Ottawa Senators’ right wing Kevin Dineen becomes 5th player in NHL history to score 300 career goals and record 2,000 penalty minutes; picks up a misconduct penalty in 7-4 loss to NJ Devils
2005 14th SEC Championship Game: #13 Georgia beats #3 LSU, 34-14
2005 1st ACC Championship Game: #22 Florida State beats #5 Virginia Tech, 27-22
2005 10th Big 12 Championship Game: #2 Texas beats Colorado, 70-3
2006 Davis Cup Tennis, Moscow: Marat Safin beats José Acasuso of Argentina 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 to clinch Russia’s 3-2 victory
2011 20th SEC Championship Game: #1 LSU beats #16 Georgia, 42-10
2011 7th ACC Championship Game: #21 Clemson beats #5 Virginia Tech, 38-10
2014 Australian Rugby star David Pocock is arrested after protesting against a coal mine under construction in an Australian national forest

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