1894 Cricket day 3 1T Australia v Engand; England 325 all out, 261 behind on 1st innings
1920 AL votes to let spitball pitchers to continue using it
1924 The Hamilton Tigers and Ottawa Senators battle out the first scoreless game in NHL history; Jake Forbes (Hamilton) and Alex Connell (Ottawa) each record shutouts
1927 Victoria score 793 against Queensland, Bill Ponsford 437
1933 B H Valentine scores 133 on Test Cricket debut, Eng v India at Bombay
1933 Lala Amarnath scores century on Test Cricket debut (went on to 118)
1946 Bradman & Barnes complete 405 run 5th wicket stand, score 234 each
1957 The largest trade in NHL history at the time in terms of quantity; Chicago Black Hawks move Nick Mickoski, Jack McIntyre, Bob Bailey & Hec Lalonde to Detroit Red Wings for Earl Reibel, Billy Dea, Bill Dineen & Lorne Ferguson
1963 Ballon d’Or: Dynamo Moscow goalkeeper Lev Yashin wins award for best European football player; beats Milan midfielder Gianni Rivera and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves; first Russian national to win trophy
1975 1st time NY Islanders shut-out NY Rangers, 3-0-Billy Smith’s 5th
1977 Rookie defenseman Barry Beck scores first career hat trick and adds an assist in Colorado Rockies’ 5-1 win v Minnesota North Stars; sets NHL record for rookie defensemen with a goal in his 6th straight game
1986 Edmonton’s Wayne Gretzky scores 4 goals, including a natural hat trick in the 1st period and also records an assist as the Oilers win 5-3 over the visiting Quebec Nordiques; his 41st NHL career hat trick
1988 77th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Gothenburg (4-1)
1988 Bryan Murray becomes 17th NHL coach to win 300 games (Wash Caps)
1988 NY Islanders break 12 game losing streak, beat Devils 5-2
1989 78th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Stuttgart (3-2)
1989 Michael Bevan scores cricket century on 1st-class debut (114 SA v WA)
1991 Cleveland Cavaliers beat Miami Heat 148-80, by record 68 pts
1991 NBA’s most lopsided game Cleveland beats Miami 148-80
1991 Pittsburgh Penguins score team record 8 goals in one period in 2nd session of 10-2 win over NHL expansion San Jose Sharks
2013 Australia wins the 3rd test to take win the 2013-14 Ashes test cricket series
2014 103-year-old Gus Andreone records the 8th ace of his career on the 113-yard, 14th hole of the Lakes Course, Palm Aire, Sarasota, FL; oldest golfer to record a hole-in-one
2015 José Mourinho is sacked as manager of British Premier football club Chelsea
2017 Brazilian footballer and former AC Milan and Real Madrid player Kaka retires
2019 England’s Fallon Sherrock becomes first woman to win a match at the PDC World Darts Championship, beating compatriot Ted Evetts, 3-2 at the Alexandra Palace in London

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