1894 Day 2 of first cricket test between Australia and England, Australia 586 runs (Gregory 201) England 3-130
1909 Thomas J. Lynch becomes president of baseball’s National League
1925 1st hockey game at Madison Square Garden, Montreal Canadiens 3, NY Americans 1
1929 National Football League Championship: Green Bay Packers (12-0-1) win first past the post title
1933 Baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15
1935 In a major upset, Dutch grand master Max Euwe becomes world chess champion beating Russian Alexander Alekhine (9 wins, 13 draws, 8 losses) in Zandvoort, Netherlands
1946 National Football League Championship, Polo Grounds, NYC: Chicago Bears beat New York Giants, 24-14; record attendance 58,346 at final NFL title game played at Polo Grounds
1946 Giants Filchock & Hapes suspended by NFL, didn’t report bribe attempt
1965 William Eckert replaces Ford Frick as 4th Commissioner of Baseball
1967 Retired baseball player Joe Garagiola joins ”Today” show panel
1973 Sandy Hawley becomes 1st jockey to win 500 races in 1 year
1973 Tennessee beats Temple 11-6 in low scoring NCAA basketball game
1978 Test Cricket debut of Malcolm Marshall, v India at Bangalore
1983 3 Kansas City Royals (Willie Wilson, Willie Aikens, and Jerry Martin) suspended due to cocaine usage
1995 The European Communities Court of Justice hands down the ”Bosman ruling”, giving EU footballers the right to a free transfer at the end of their contracts, with the provision that they are transferring from one UEFA Federation to another.
2002 68th Heisman Trophy Award: Carson Palmer, USC (QB)
2008 74th Heisman Trophy Award: Sam Bradford, Oklahoma (QB)
2019 Presidents Cup Golf, Royal Melbourne GC: US wins 6 of the 12 final day singles with 4 tied to beat the International team, 16-14; 8th straight American victory
2019 Raiders play their final NFL game in Oakland conceding 17 unanswered 2nd half points to go down 20-16 to the Jacksonville Jaguars; team to play out of Las Vegas in 2020

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