1913 White Sox beat Giants 9-4 in exhibition game in Tokyo
1925 Record 73,000 pay to watch Chicago Bears beat NY Giants 19-7
1930 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Balmy Beach win their 2nd and final title; defeat Regina Roughriders, 11-6
1939 5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB)
1955 New York psychologist Joyce Brothers wins ”$64,000 Question” with topic of boxing
1956 Australian swimmer David Theile sets world record 1:02.2 to win the 100m backstroke gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics
1956 Australian women’s 4 × 100m freestyle relay team of Dawn Fraser, Faith Leech, Sandra Morgan & Lorraine Crapp swim world record 4:17.1 and beat powerful US team to win the gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics
1956 Against the background of the Soviet invasion of Hungary the nations square off at the Melbourne Olympics in a famous water polo match; game called off with Hungary leading 4-0 and near riot halted by police; Hungary goes on to win gold medal
1956 Randhir Singh Gentle scores the winner as India beats Pakistan, 1-0 in the Melbourne Olympics field hockey final to win it’s 6th consecutive gold medal in the sport
1956 German WWII prisoner of war Helmut Bantz and Soviet gymnast Valentin Muratov tie for the vault gold medal with 18.85 points at the Melbourne Olympics
1956 Soviet gymnast Viktor Chukarin follows his parallel bars gold medal with the individual all-round title and teams gold at the Melbourne Olympics
1960 MLB American League grants American entertainer and businessman Gene Autry a franchise: Los Angeles Angels
1961 27th Heisman Trophy Award: Ernie Davis, Syracuse (HB) (1st African American to win)
1963 Test Cricket debut of Graeme Pollock at the Gabba
1968 Baseball dismisses Commissioner William Eckert after 3 years
1970 Cleveland Cavaliers 1st NBA home victory, beating Buffalo Braves 108-106
1973 NL votes to move San Diego Padres to Washington, D.C. (doesn’t happen)
1975 41st Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB)
1981 Rob de Castella of Australia sets Marathon record at 2:08:18
1986 52nd Heisman Trophy Award: Vinny Testaverde, Miami Fla (QB)
1988 Milwaukee Bucks win their 1,000th NBA game (2nd fastest)
1988 Agnes Neil Williams purchases Baltimore Orioles for $70 million Eli Jacobs becomes CEO of Baltimore Orioles
1990 NHL grants conditional membership to Tampa Bay Lightning
1992 81st Davis Cup: USA beats Switzerland in Fort Worth (3-1)
1992 Davis Cup Tennis, Ft. Worth, Texas: Jim Courier defeats Jakob Hlasek of Switzerland 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to give the US a 3-1 victory
1997 6th SEC Championship Game: #3 Tennessee beats #11 Auburn, 30-29
1998 87th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Italy in Milan (4-1)
2003 12th SEC Championship Game: #3 LSU beats #5 Georgia, 34-13
2003 8th Big 12 Championship Game: #13 Kansas State beats #1 Oklahoma, 35-7
2008 17th SEC Championship Game: #2 Florida beats #1 Alabama, 31-20
2008 4th ACC Championship Game: Virginia Tech beats #18 Boston College, 30-12
2008 13th Big 12 Championship Game: #4 Oklahoma beats #19 Missouri, 62-21
2009 98th Davis Cup: Spain beats Czech Republic in Barcelona (5-0)
2014 23rd SEC Championship Game: #1 Alabama beats #14 Missouri, 42-13
2014 10th ACC Championship Game: #2 Florida State beats #12 Georgia Tech, 37-35
2018 Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry explodes for franchise-record 238 yards & 4 touchdowns in 30-9 win v Jacksonville Jaguars in Nashville; 99-yard TD run ties Dallas Cowboys HOF RB Tony Dorsett’s longest run in NFL history

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