1894 Day One 1st Test Cricket Aus v Eng Aust 5-346 (Giffen 161, Gregory 85)
1894 Test cricket debut of future Australian captain Joe Darling, great all-rounder Ernie Jones and outstanding England batsman Archie MacLaren; England wins 1st Test in Sydney by 10 runs
1901 1st table tennis tournament is held at the London Royal Aquarium
1930 NY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game
1930 National Football League Championship: Green Bay Packers (10-3-1) repeat with best record in first past the post title
1935 Test Cricket debut of ”Chuck” Fleetwood-Smith v South Africa, Durban
1938 Major League Baseball agrees on use of a standard ball; disagrees on increasing rosters from 23 to 25 players, although Commissioner Judge Landis eventually decides on 25
1938 Will Harridge is elected to a 10-year-term as AL president
1941 1st NFL division playoff, Bears beat Packers 33-14
1947 Cleveland Browns beat NY Yankees 14-3 in AAFC championship game
1947 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is founded in Daytona Beach, Florida
1950 Baseball owners choose Lou Perini (Braves), Phil Wrigley (Cubs), Del Webb (Yankees), & Ellis Ryan (Indians) to select new commissioner
1952 R H Shodhan scores 110 on Test Cricket debut v Pakistan, Calcutta
1960 Australia v West Indies 1st Test Cricket at the Gabba ends in a tie
1960 Washington Senators joins American League
1974 Viv Richards scores 1st Test Cricket ton 192 v India 20 fours 6 sixes
1977 MLB Boston Red Sox trade Fergie Jenkins to Texas Rangers for John Poloni & cash
1977 Test Cricket debut of Pakistan spin bowling great Abdul Qadir v England in 1st Test at Lahore
1980 Minnesota Vikings pass for 456 yards against Cleveland Browns, winning 28-24
1980 New Orleans Saints end 14 game losing streak, beat NY Jets 21-20
1988 CBS’ $1.1 B bid wins exclusive 1990-94 major-league baseball rights
1988 NBA’s Miami Heat wins 1st game ever, 89-88 (Clippers), after 17 loses
1991 57th Heisman Trophy Award: Desmond Howard, Michigan (WR)
1996 62nd Heisman Trophy Award: Danny Wuerffel, Florida (QB)
1998 64th Heisman Trophy Award: Ricky Williams, Texas (RB)
2009 75th Heisman Trophy Award: Mark Ingram, Jr., Alabama (RB)
2019 85th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Burrow, Louisiana State University (QB); highest percentage of first place votes ever with 90.7%
2020 US Open Women’s Golf, Champions GC, Houston: Kim A-lim wins her first major title by 1 stroke from fellow South Korean Ko Jin-young and American Amy Olson

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