On This Day

On This Day in Sport for November 12

Events in Sport

  • 1885 Montreal & Britannia Football Clubs (QRFU) defeat Ontario Combined Team (ORFU) 3-0 in CRFU Championship game
  • 1892 Pudge Heffelfinger receives $500 to become first professional football player in the Allegheny Athletic Association's 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Athletic Club
  • 1904 9th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 29-5 in Birmingham
  • 1920 Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis elected 1st baseball commissioner
  • 1931 Maple Leaf Gardens opens in Toronto - Chic Blackhawks beat Leafs, 2-1
  • 1933 1st NFL football game on a Sunday at Philadelphia's Baker Bowl - sporting events on Sunday had been illegal on Sundays; Eagles tie Chicago Bears, 3-3
  • 1933 1st NFL football game on a Sunday at Pittsburgh's Forbes Field - sporting events on Sunday had been illegal on Sundays; Pirates lose to Brooklyn Dodgers 32-0
  • 1950 Gene Roberts sets NFL NY Giant rushing record (218 yds) vs Chic Cards
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