1889 Daniel Stover & William Hance patent bicycle with back pedal brake
1921 Ottawa’s Harry Broadbent scores in 10-0 Senators blowout of the Montreal Canadiens; first in 16-game NHL record goal-scoring streak; Charlie Simmer’s 13 game streak (1979) is considered modern-day record
1927 Test Cricket debut of Walter Hammond, who scored 51 & took 5-36 v S Af
1950 National Football League Championship, Cleveland Stadium: Cleveland Browns beat LA Rams, 30-28; Cleveland has 5 interceptions, Rams 1
1968 Ballon d’Or: Manchester United’s winger George Best wins award for best European football player ahead of teammate Bobby Charlton and Red Star Belgrade winger Dragan Džajić; first Northern Irish national to win the award
1974 Cardinals’ Lou Brock is named Sportsman of the Year
1982 Chaminade, with a student body of only 850 students, beats #1 ranked Virginia 77-72 in a Honolulu holiday basketball classic
1991 Ballon d’Or: Marseille forward Jean-Pierre Papin is named Europe’s best football player; first from the French League to win the trophy
1995 Ballon d’Or: PSG/Milan’s Liberian striker George Weah is named Europe’s best football player; first edition where players born outside Europe permitted to receive votes

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