1889 First all-NYC "World Championship" Baseball Series; New York Giants (NL) play Brooklyn Bridegrooms (AA); Giants go on to win series, 6-3
1902 7th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-0 in Birmingham
1912 Black boxer Jack Johnson arrested for violating the Mann Act for "transporting women across state lines for immoral purposes" due to his relationship with white woman Lucille Cameron, allegedly a prostitute. Later convicted by an all-white jury and sentenced to a year in prison.
1918 NHL's Quebec Bulldogs sold to a Toronto businessman P. J. Quinn
1924 Harold "Red" Grange, finest collegiate football game (4 long TD runs)
1930 Joseph Sylvester becomes 1st jockey to win 7 races in 1 day
1953 Willie Thrower becomes 1st black NFL quarterback in modern times