Events in Sport on January 13

  • 1908 Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers sweep Ottawa Victorias in 2 games
  • 1919 Dutch Soccer team OSV forms
  • 1953 3rd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 79-75 at Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1957 NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 19-10

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962 Wilt Chamberlain of Warriors scores then NBA-record 73 pts vs Chicago

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1963 AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 21-14
  • 1963 NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 30-20
  • 1964 52nd Women's Australian Championships: Margaret Court beats Lesley Turner (6-3, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

1964 52nd Men's Australian Championships: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (6-3, 6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • 1965 15th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 124-123 at St. Louis
  • 1968 Minn North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)
  • 1972 Bernice Gera wins anti-discrimination case against the National Baseball Congressl, initiated March 15, 1971 to be allowed to umpire
  • 1974 Super Bowl VIII: Miami Dolphins beat Minnesota Vikings, 24-7 in Houston Super Bowl MVP: Larry Csonka, Miami, RB

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1981 Islander's Mike Bossy's 15th career hat trick-4 goals

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1982 Hank Aaron & Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983 AMA urges ban on boxing, cites Muhammad Ali's deteriorating condition

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • 1983 Quebec Nordiques play 251st NHL game without being shut out
  • 1985 23rd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats USA in Nagoya Japan (2-1)
  • 1985 99-yr-old Otto Bucher scores a hole-in-one at Spanish golf course
  • 1985 Blackhawk Doug Wilson failed on 12th penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1989 Jerry Parks, Oklahoma defensive back, charged with shooting a teammate
  • 1991 42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1991 Soccer stadium riot in Orkney, South Africa, at least 40 die
  • 1994 Tonya Harding's bodyguard, Shawn Eric Eckardt & Derrick Brian Smith arrested & charged with conspiracy in attack of skater Nancy Kerrigan
  • 1995 26 HNL teams unanimously ratify agreement to end NHL strike
  • 1995 America3 becomes 1st all-female crew to win an America's Cup race

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1999 Basketball player Michael Jordan announces his retirement only to return in 2001

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2002 In a controversial move, Marty Schottenheimer is fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins after just one season

Sport awardFootball Awards

2014 Cristiano Ronaldo wins the 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 2017 Cricket all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan scores Bangladesh's top Test score ever (217) during the 1st Test v New Zealand in Wellington