1894 England beat Australia by 10 runs in the 1st six-day Test Cricket, Australia needed 177 to win, all out at 166 on 6th day
1905 ‘Philadelphia’ Jack O’Brien wins the World Light Heavyweight boxing title after defending champion Bob Fitzsimmons of England retires in round 13 of 20 in San Francisco
1920 Bert Collins scores 104 on Test Cricket debut v England SCG
1925 National Football League Championship: Chicago Cardinals (11-2-1) win controversial first past the post title; Pottsville Maroons suspended after playing unsanctioned game
1929 Heinie Wagner replaces Bill Carrigan as Red Sox manager
1930 Learie Constantine cricket 100 in 52 mins WI v Tas (10×4, 1×6, 1×5)
1932 50 year old Australian cricket Test spinner Bert Ironmonger captures 7-13 as Queensland dismissed for 74; Victoria wins by an innings & 139 runs in Melbourne
1937 Australian cricket spin bowler Bill O’Reilly takes career best 9-41 for NSW in a Sheffield Shield match against South Australia at Adelaide Oval
1938 Boston Bruins rookie goalie Frankie Brimsek records his 3rd straight shutout with a 3-0 win over the New York Americans, making it his incredible sixth shutout in his first 8 NHL games
1966 NBA awards Seattle Supersonics a franchise for 1967-68 season
1979 Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Behn Wilson scores with 4:08 remaining in regulation to earn a 1-1 tie with the Pittsburgh Penguins and equal NHL record for longest undefeated streak of 28 games; go on to break record and extend to 35 games
1980 NBC broadcasts NY Jets’ 24-17 win over Dolphins without audio
1981 Winnipeg left wing Doug Smail sets NHL record by scoring just 4 seconds into Jets’ 5-4 win over the St Louis Blues; fastest goal from opening face-off to back of net in history; later tied by Bryan Trottier and Alex Mogilny
1983 NY Islanders score their most goals (11) vs Pitts Penguins
1985 Sportscaster Howard Cosell retires from television sports after 20 years with ABC
1987 76th Davis Cup: Sweden beats India in Gothenburg (5-0)
1991 NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Lightning & Ottawa Senators
1994 Ballon d’Or: FC Barcelona’s Bulgarian forward Hristo Stoichkov is named Europe’s best football player ahead of Juventus striker Roberto Baggio and Milan defender Paolo Maldini
2001 90th Davis Cup: France beats Australia in Melbourne (3-2)

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