On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1907 12th Iron Bowl: Auburn and Alabama tie 6-6 in Birmingham
  • 1909 EVV Eindhoven soccer team forms
  • 1924 Cleveland Bulldogs lose to Frankford Yellowjackets, ends 31-game undefeated streak (NFL & major-league football record)
  • 1926 NY Rangers 1st game, beat Montreal Maroons 1-0
  • 1957 Celtic Bill Russell sets NBA record of 49 rebounds beat Philadelphia 111-89
  • 1957 Okla's NCAA win streak ends at 47 after losing to Notre Dame 7-0
  • 1962 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA SF Warriors scores 73 points vs NY Knicks
  • 1966 Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente is named NL MVP
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Deaths in Sport

  • 1944 Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies at 58
  • 1964 Piet Moeskops, Dutch track cyclist (world sprint champion 1921-24, 26), dies at 71
  • 1987 Jim Brewer, Major League Baseball relief pitcher (b. 1937)
  • 1994 David Rayner, cyclist, dies
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Weddings in Sport