Events in Sport on November 29

  • 1894 3rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 18-0 in Montgomery
  • 1913 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers beat Toronto Parkdale, 44-2; second-largest margin of victory in a Grey Cup final
  • 1924 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Queen's University wins 3rd straight Championship; defeat Toronto Balmy Beach, 11-3
  • 1924 NHL's Montreal Forum opens
  • 1934 Chicago Bears beat Detroit (19-16) in 1st NFL game broadcast nationally
  • 1938 Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany
  • 1939 Cor Klint swims world record 200 m backstroke (2:38.8)
  • 1941 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 18-16 for their 3rd Championship
  • 1947 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Argonauts win 3rd straight and 8th title; beat Calgary Stampeders, 10-9
  • 1952 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Argonauts prove to be the dominant club in Canada with their record 10th Championship; beat Edmonton Eskimos, 21-11
  • 1952 17th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-0 in Birmingham
  • 1956 Chris Brasher becomes first Briton to win an Olympic gold medal in track and field since 1936; claims 3,000m steeplechase in 8:41.2 at the Melbourne Games; initially disqualified but reversed on appeal
  • 1957 NY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants
  • 1958 CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 35-28 for a 4th Championship
  • 1958 23rd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 14-8 in Birmingham
  • 1960 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB)

  • 1962 Baseball decides to revert back to 1 all star game per year
  • 1966 1st NBA game at Oakland Coliseum Arena - Warriors beat Bulls 108-101
  • 1969 34th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 49-26 in Birmingham
  • 1970 England cricket batsman Colin Cowdrey reaches 22 on Day 3 of the drawn 1st Test against Australia in Brisbane to become Test Cricket's leading run scorer; passes countryman Wally Hammond's world Test-record aggregate of 7,249 runs
  • 1971 1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World
  • 1974 39th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 17-13 in Birmingham
  • 1975 40th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 28-0 in Birmingham

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1976 NY Yankees sign free agent Reggie Jackson to 5-year contract

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • 1980 45th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 34-18 in Birmingham
  • 1984 Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, v NZ, Hyderabad
  • 1986 51st Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 21-17 in Birmingham
  • 1987 75th CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: Edmonton Eskimos 10th Championship; defeat Toronto Argonauts, 38-36 on Jerry Kauric's last second field-goal

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1987 Joe Montana of SF 49ers completes NFL record of 22 consecutive passes

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • 1987 New Orleans Saints win, assuring their 1st winning NFL season
  • 1987 Ranger's Bob Frosse becomes 2nd goalie to score a goal (vs NY Islanders). It is later ruled that he should not be credited with goal.
  • 1991 Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, v Australia at the Gabba
  • 1992 CFL Grey Cup, SkyDome, Toronto: Calgary Stampeders beat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 24-10: MVP QB Doug Flutie, 33 of 49 for 480 yards, 2 TDs
  • 1997 USAir Arena closes, hosting Wash Wizards
  • 1998 In a classic all-Spanish final, Àlex Corretja puts on a stunning comeback to beat Carlos Moyá 3–6, 3–6, 7–5, 6–3, 7–5 and win his only ATP Tour World Championship tennis title in Hanover, Germany
  • 2008 73rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 36-0 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama's first win in the series in seven years
  • 2009 CFL Grey Cup, McMahon Stadium, Calgary: Montreal Alouettes come from behind to beat Saskatchewan Roughriders, 28–27 on a 33-yard Damon Duval field goal as time runs out
  • 2009 Nikolay Davydenko of Russia wins his only ATP World Tour Finals tennis title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Argentine star Juan Martín del Potro in the final in London, England
  • 2014 79th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 55-44 in Tuscaloosa
  • 2015 104th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats Belgium in Ghent 6-3, 7-5, 6-3, 1st win since 1936
  • 2015 Britain Tyson Fury defeats Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko to win world heavyweight champion title (WBA, IBF, WBO) in Dusseldorf

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2015 British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finishes 2nd in season-ending Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix to win his 3rd overall, and 2nd consecutive World Drivers Championship by 59 points from team mate Nico Rosberg

Formula 1 Driver Lewis Hamilton
Formula 1 Driver
Lewis Hamilton
  • 2015 CFL Grey Cup, Investors Group Field, Winnipeg: Edmonton Eskimos beat Ottawa Redblacks, 26-20 for their 14th Championship
  • 2016 Former NFL player Darren Sharper sentenced to 20 years in prison for a series of rapes