1923 Yankees pitcher Carl Mays sold to Reds for $85,000
1951 National Football League Championship, LA Memorial Coliseum: Los Angeles Rams beat Cleveland Browns, 24-17; first coast-to-coast televised NFL title game
1953 Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim Gilliam wins NL Rookie of Year
1957 Test cricket debut for all-time great Australian wicketkeeper Wally Grout and future captain and coach Bobby Simpson, 1st Test v South Africa in Johannesburg
1972 New York Islanders end 15 games winless streak
1972 ”Immaculate Reception” Steelers turns around a 7-6 defeat with a last second touchdown reception against Raiders to win 13-7
1972 2nd Fiesta Bowl: #15 Arizona State beats Missouri, 49-35
1979 NY Islanders greatest shutout lose (8-0) vs Chicago Black Hawks
1981 Geoffrey Boycott becomes leading run-scorer in Test Cricket with 8033
1984 West Indies batsman Viv Richards scores 208 vs Ausatralia in test match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
1987 Buffalo goaltender Tom Barrasso leads the Sabres to a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings to record his 100th NHL victory; makes him the youngest player to reach milestone at just 22 years, 9 months
1994 Baseball owners impose salary cap, fiercely opposed by players
2000 Cricket Women’s World Cup: New Zealand defeats Australia by 4 runs

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