Events in Sport on January 16

  • 1883 Quebec Rugby Football Union forms
  • 1905 Baseball outfielder Frank Huelsman completes eighth transaction in 8 months
  • 1905 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Dawson City (Yukon) in 2 games Ottawa Silver 7 beats Dawson City (Yukon) 23-2 for Stanley Cup, this is most lopsided playoff game, Frank McGee scores 14 goals

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1931 Bradman scores 223 Australia v West Indies in 297 mins, 26 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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1952 US Standard Board clears Stan Musial to get an $85,000 salary

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • 1955 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
  • 1955 NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-19
  • 1962 12th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 150-130 at St. Louis
  • 1963 13th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 115-108 at Los Angeles
  • 1965 AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-14
  • 1968 21st NHL All-Star Game: Toronto beat All-Stars 4-3 at Toronto
  • 1970 Curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause
  • 1970 NFL realigns into 3 divisions (down from 4)
  • 1972 Atje Keulen-Deelstra becomes European all-round lady skating champ
  • 1972 Super Bowl VI: Dallas Cowboys-24, Miami-3 in New Orleans Super Bowl MVP: Roger Staubach, Dallas, QB
  • 1977 Cap's H Monahan scored on 2nd penalty shot against Islanders

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1981 Boxer Leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Leon Spinks
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Leon Spinks

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1981 Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Bjorn Borg

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • 1988 NFL St Louis Cardinals announce move to Phoenix