1890 – Navy defeated Army by a score of 24-0 in the first Army-Navy football game. The game was played at West Point, NY.
1962 – Major league baseball decided to return to only one All-Star Game a year beginning in 1963.
1980 – “Monday Night Football” was on the cover of TV Guide.
1987 – Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers) completed a record 22 consecutive passes.
1987 – Venice Glenn (San Diego Chargers) ran back an interception for 103 yards. It was an NFL record.
1987 – Bob Frosse (New York Rangers) became the second NHL goalie to score a goal. It was later ruled that he should not have been credited with the goal.
1992 – Jerry Rice caught his 100th NFL touchdown pass.
1992 – Dennis Byrd (New York Jets) was paralyzed after a neck injury in a game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
1995 – Grant Fuhr (St. Louis Blues) became the 11th NHL goalie to win 300 games.
2002 – Pierre Turgeon (Dallas Stars) played in his 1,100th NHL game.