On This Day

On This Day in Sport for November 19

Events in Sport

  • 1906 London selected to host 1908 Olympics
  • 1932 Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game
  • 1939 Don Lash wins 6th straight AAU cross-country 10K championship
  • 1951 Roy Campanella named NL MVP on his 30th birthday
  • 1953 US Supreme Court rules (7-2) baseball is a sport not a business
  • 1961 Houston Oilers quarterback George Blanda passes for 7 touchdowns in a 49-13 rout of NY Titans at Jeppesen Stadium, Houston
  • 1968 New York Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of the Year
  • 1975 Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan is named NL MVP
  • More Events in Sport

Weddings in Sport

  • 1939 Baseball legend Joe DiMaggio (24) weds "Freshies" actress Dorothy Arnold at St. Peter and Paul Church in San Francisco
  • 1986 Hall of Fame boxing champ Muhammad Ali (44) weds Yolanda Williams
  • 2005 Indianapolis 500 racer Danica Patrick (23) weds physical therapist Paul Hospenthal in Scottsdale, Arizona

More Weddings & Divorces in Sport