Today's Events in Sports History

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  • 1888 St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes

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1936 Bradman scores 192 for South Australia v Victoria before a MCG crowd of 21000

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1943 Chic Bear Sid Luckman passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY Giants (56-7)

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1964 Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe

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1966 Muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • 1973 Canada begins production of Olympic coins
  • 1976 Cleveland Browns' Jerry Sherk sets club record with 4 sacks
  • 1985 Brewers release 39-year-old pitcher Rollie Fingers
  • 1986 Doubleday Publishing sells NY Mets to Nelson Doubleday and Fred Wilpon
  • 1989 Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award

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1990 James Worthy is arrested in Houston and charged with two counts of solicitation of prostitution

NBA Small Forward James Worthy
NBA Small Forward
James Worthy
  • 1991 Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long loses his steroids appeal and is suspended without pay by NFL for 4 weeks
  • 1993 23rd NYC Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig in 2:26:24
  • 1993 24th NYC Marathon won by Andres Espinosa in 2:10:04

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1993 Don Shula becomes the coach with the most wins in NFL history

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula
  • 1993 43rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • 1996 Texas Ranger Juan Gonzalez wins AL MVP

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2010 German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit to claim his first World F1 Drivers title by 4 points from Fernando Alonso; Red Bull's first Constructors title

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel
  • 2014 American harness racing trainer/driver Dave Palone sets the world record for wins when he drive Missy Tap Tina to the winner's circle for his 16,754th career victory