On This Day

On This Day in Sport for January 7

Events in Sport

  • 1899 Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's
  • 1910 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (ON), 3-1 for a 2-0 sweep of challenge series
  • 1927 Harlem Globetrotters play their 1st game in Hinckley, Illinois
  • 1932 1st game played at Orchard Lake Curling Club, Mich
  • 1936 Tennis champs Helen Moody & Howard Kinsley volley 2,001 times (1h18m)
  • 1947 Australia v England at MCG drawn in 6 days, 1st cricket draw in Australia since 1882
  • 1955 Marian Anderson becomes the 1st African American to perform with the New York Metropolitan Opera
  • 1955 20 year-old future world heavyweight boxing champion Floyd Patterson scores a 5th-round TKO of Willie Troy in a non-title super middleweight bout at New York’s Madison Square Garden
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Weddings in Sport

  • 1989 MLB pitcher Greg Maddux (22) weds Kathy Ronnow
  • 2006 Punky pop singer P!nk (26) weds motocross daredevil and "The Surreal Life" actor Carey Hart (30) at the Four Seasons Resort at Peninsula Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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