On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1894 Cricket day 4, 1st test Australia v England, England following on 4-268, 7 in front
  • 1932 1st NFL playoff game; Chicago Bears beat Portsmouth Spartans 9-0 indoors at Chicago Stadium due to blizzard
  • 1935 Bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia
  • 1936 Queensland cricket all out for 49 v Vic, Fleetwood-Smith 7-17
  • 1949 Philadelphia Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game
  • 1952 Ellis W Ryan resigns as Cleveland Indians president
  • 1956 Phil Rizzuto signs as NY Yankee radio-TV announcer
  • 1956 Ballon d'Or: Blackpool & England winger Stanley Matthews wins inaugural award for best football player in Europe; beats Real Madrid pair Alfredo Di Stéfano & Raymond Kopa
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