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1861 — The Philadelphia Athletics beat Constitution Oak, 36-27, in a baseball recreation performed on frozen Litchfield Pond in Brooklyn, N.Y., with the gamers sporting ice skates.
1924 — The primary Winter Olympics shut in Chamonix, France. Sixteen international locations competed in 17 occasions from seven sports activities.
1932 — The Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, N.Y., the primary Winter Video games in the US.
1957 — Joe McCarthy and Sam Crawford are elected to the Baseball Corridor of Fame.
1969 — The 24 main league house owners unanimously choose Bowie Kuhn as commissioner for a one-year time period at a wage of $100,000.
1971 — The Baseball Corridor of Fame establishes a separate part for gamers from the Negro Leagues. In July, commissioner Bowie Kuhn, together with Corridor president Paul Kirk, announce a change of coronary heart and scrap plans for the separate part.
1976 — U.S. District Court docket Decide John W. Oliver upholds the ruling of arbitrator Peter Seitz that declared Andy Messersmith and Dave McNally free brokers.
1977 — Rick Martin scores two objectives within the third interval, together with the profitable objective with below two minutes to play, to steer the Wales Convention to a 4-3 win over the Campbell convention within the NHL All-Star recreation at Vancouver.
1979 — Denver’s David Thompson scores 25 factors on 11-of-17 capturing to steer the West Convention to a 134-129 victory over the East on the NBA All-Star Recreation in Detroit. Thompson additionally grabs 5 rebounds and is known as the video games MVP. Philadelphia’s Julius Erving leads all scorers with 29 factors, and san Antonio’s George Gervin provides 26 for the East.
1987 — The Sacramento Kings have the worst first quarter for the reason that inception of the shot clock in 1954. The Kings set the NBA document with solely 4 factors within the opening quarter of a 128-92 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
1987 — Stars & Stripes, skippered by Dennis Conner, sweeps Kookaburra III, 4-0, at Fremantle, Australia, to convey crusing’s America’s Cup again to the US.
1991 — The doorways of Cooperstown are slammed shut on Pete Rose when the Corridor of Fame’s board of administrators votes 12-0 to bar gamers on the completely ineligible record from consideration.
1997 — Mario Lemieux scores his 600th objective, an empty netter, to assist the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-4 win in opposition to the Vancouver Canucks. Lemieux is the primary participant to attain 600 objectives whereas spending his NHL profession with one crew.
2003 — Jaromir Jagr scores three objectives, together with his five hundredth, for his eleventh profession hat trick as Washington beat Tampa Bay, 5-1.
2007 — Peyton Manning is 25 of 38 for 247 yards and a landing as he rallies Indianapolis to a 29-17 Tremendous Bowl victory over Chicago within the South Florida rain. Tony Dungy turns into the primary Black coach to win the championship, beating good pal and protege Lovie Smith in a recreation that featured the primary two Black coaches within the Tremendous Bowl.
2012 — Lindsey Vonn captures her fiftieth World Cup victory, profitable the downhill with temperatures plunging to minus-13 on the demanding Kandahar course in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
2017 — Gregg Popovich turns into the winningest coach with a single franchise in NBA historical past, main the San Antonio Spurs to a 121-97 victory over the Denver Nuggets. Popovich earns his 1,128th victory to move former Utah coach Jerry Sloan for the mark.
2018 — The Philadelphia Eagles win a record-setting shootout between Nick Foles and Tom Brady within the Tremendous Bowl. Foles, the backup quarterback, leads a pressure-packed 75-yard drive to the profitable landing, 11 yards to Zach Etrz with 2 minutes, 21 seconds to go. Then the protection makes two ultimate stands to win 41-33.
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