This Day in Sport for 19th January

Events in Sport

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1903 - New bicycle race "Tour de France" announced
1932 - Charlie Conacher becomes 1st Toronto Maple Leaf to score 5 goals in a game, 1st coming at 7 seconds of game
1937 - Cy Young, Tris Speaker & Nap Lajorie elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1952 - NFL takes control of NY Yanks
1952 - PGA approves allowing black participants
1956 - Hoboken dedicates a plaque honoring achievements of Alexander Cartwright in organizing early baseball at Elysian Field
1964 - AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 27-24
1969 - AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-25
1969 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
1969 - NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 10-7
1971 - 24th NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 2-1 at Boston
1971 - NHL Writers' Association renamed Professional Hockey Writers' Association
1972 - Sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra, & Early Wynn elected to Hall of Fame
1974 - Notre Dame beats UCLA, ends NCAA-record 88-game basketball win streak
1975 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Colgate Golf Triple Crown
1981 - Muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21 year old out of committing suicide
1984 - Francesco Moser bicycles world record time: 50,808 km
1991 - 42nd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 11-5 at Chicago
1996 - NHL approves move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali 1997 - Michelle McGann wins LPGA Healthsouth Inaugural

Birthdays in Sport

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1878 - Herbert Chapman, English football player and manager (d. 1934)
1914 - Bob Gerard, British racing driver (d. 1990)
1919 - Dharam Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964)
1922 - Arthur Morris, cricketer (great Australian lefty opening batsman)
1930 - John Waite, cricket wicket-keeper (great South African)
1932 - Joe Schmidt, NFL Hall of Fame linebacker (Detroit Lions)
1940 - Mary Mills, LPGA golfer
1941 - Pat Patterson, Canadian wrestler
1944 - Dan Reeves, NFL Coach (NY Giants, Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons)
1954 - Steve DeBerg, NFL quarterback (Broncos, Chiefs, Bucs, 49ers)
1957 - Ottis "O J" Anderson, NFL running back (NY Giants)
1960 - Alfrederick Joyner, E St Louis Ill, triple jumper (Olympic-gold-1984)
1962 - Chris Sabo, Detroit Michigan, third baseman (Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles)
1962 - Hans Daams, Dutch cyclist
1963 - Adele Peterson, LPGA golfer
1963 - Michael Adams, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
1965 - Ricky Reynolds, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
1966 - Anthony Young, US baseball pitcher (NY Met, Chicago Cubs)
1966 - Ronnie Williams, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins)
1966 - Stefan Edberg, Sweden, tennis player (Wimbledon 1988, US Open 1991)
1966 - Sylvain Cote, Duberger, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1968 - Marty Conlon, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
1969 - Andrew Murray Stone, Auckland NZ, Open 470 yachter (Olympics-96)
1969 - Junior Seau, NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers), (d. 2012)
1969 - Luc Longley, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)
1969 - Predrag Mijatović, Yugoslavian footballer
1969 - Steve Staunton, Irish footballer
1970 - Rick Krivda, Mckeesport PA, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)
1970 - T J Mathews, Belleville IL, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1971 - Jeff Juden, Salem MA, baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, SF Giants)
1971 - Maurice Hofman, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
1971 - Reggie Brooks, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1972 - Tyrone Wheatley, NFL running back (NY Giants)
1973 - Chris Stynes, Queens NY, infielder (KC Royals)
1974 - Amaury Telemaco, Higuey Dom Rep, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
1974 - Gregory Playfair, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (PSV)
1974 - Tarik Oulida, soccer player (Ajax/Seville)
1974 - Walter Jones, tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
1974 - Jaime Moreno, Bolivian footballer
1975 - Natalie Harvey, Australian 3k/5k runner (Olympics-96)
1976 - Sky Christopherson, Tucson Ariz, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1976 - Tarso Marques, Brazilian racing driver
1977 - Anne Miller, Midland Mich, tennis star (1995 Darmstadt Germany)
1977 - Lauren Etame Mayer, Cameroonian footballer
1979 - Josu Sarriegi, Spanish/Basque footballer
1979 - Svetlana Khorkina, Russian gymnast
1980 - Jenson Button, English Formula One driver
1981 - Asier Del Horno, Spanish footballer
1981 - Lucho González, Argentine footballer
1982 - Mike Komisarek, American ice hockey player
1984 - Karun Chandhok, Indian racing driver
1984 - Thomas Vanek, Austrian ice hockey player
1985 - Benny Feilhaber, American soccer player
1985 - Esteban Guerrieri, Argentine racing driver
1987 - Edgar Manucharyan, Armenian footballer
1992 - Shawn Johnson, American Gymnastics Champion

Deaths in Sport

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1939 - Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)
1964 - Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist (b. 1886)
1968 - Ray Harroun, American race car driver (b. 1879)
1982 - Marc Demeyer, Belgian bicyclist (Paris-Roubaix '76), dies [or 1/20]
1984 - Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
1993 - Chris Street, basketball player, dies at 20
1999 - Ivan Francescato, Italian rugby union footballer (b. 1967)
2004 - David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1955)
2006 - Geoff Rabone, New Zealand Cricket player (b. 1921)
2008 - Don Wittman, Canadian sportscaster for CBC (b. 1936)
2010 - Bill McLaren Scottish rugby commentator (b. 1923)

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