On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1871 Columbia & Sappho (US) beat Livonia (UK) in 3rd America's Cup
  • 1884 1st World Series OKed by AA, Providence (NL) beats NY Mets (AA) 6-0
  • 1903 8th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 18-6 in Montgomery
  • 1910 Philadelphia A's beat Chicago Cubs 4 games to 1 in 7th World Series
  • 1920 Chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, & Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal
  • 1921 Green Bay Packers play 1st NFL game, 7-6 win over Minneapolis
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Deaths in Sport

  • 1915 W G Grace, British cricketer, dies
  • 1994 Robert Lansing, actor (Blade Runner, Equalizer), dies of cancer at 66
  • 2001 Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and racehorse owner (b. 1917)
  • 2008 Kevin Finnegan, British Middleweight Boxing Champion (b. 1948)
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