On This Day

November 22, 1986 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

20 year old Mike Tyson becomes youngest heavyweight champion in history when he stops Trevor Berbick in the 2nd round to earn the WBC title at the Las Vegas Hilton

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oscar Pistorius, South African paralympic athlete

Deaths in Sport

  • Dinny Pails, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ship 1947), dies at 65