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1621 - Gov Bradford of colony of American Plymouth disallows sport on Christmas Day
1884 - 1st World Series OK by AA, Providence (NL) sweeps NY Mets (AA) in 3
1925 - Lester Patrick takes over NY Rangers
1926 - Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers
1947 - Bradman scores 156 for SA v the Indians, 152 mins, 22 fours
1953 - Cleveland Browns' QB Otto Graham sets club record with 4 fumbles
1956 - White Sox manager Marty Marion resigns. AL Lopez replaces him
1964 - Anton Geesink is 1st non-Japanese Olympic Judo gold medal winner
1964 - Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Ladies' Golf Open
1968 - Longest Oly field hockey game, Hol beats Spain 1-0 in 2h25m (6 OT)
1970 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Women's Golf Charities Open
1973 - Cubs trade Ferguson Jenkins to Rangers for Bill Madlock & Vic Harris
1973 - SF Giants trade Willie McCovey to SD Padres for pitcher Mike Caldwell
1975 - Denver Nuggets 1st game at McNichols Sports Arena beat St Louis Spirits
1978 - Padres Gaylord Perry is 1st to win Cy Young in both leagues (NL)
1980 - Mike Weaver KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 13 for Heavyweight boxing title
1981 - 12th NYC Marathon won by Alberto Salazar in 2:08:13
1981 - Allison Roe (2:25:29) & Alberto Salazar (2:08:13) win NYC marathon
1982 - David Hookes scores Cricket century in 34 balls 43 mins, SA v Victoria
WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike WeaverWBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver 1986 - Trailing 5-3 with 2 out & no one on in bottom of 10th, NY rallies to win Game 6 of the World Series, 6-5, Bill Buckner misplays a ball
1987 - Minnesota Twins win their 1st World Series championship beating St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 84th World Series
1990 - Evander Holyfield KOs Buster Douglas in 3 for Heavyweight boxing title
1992 - Rene Lachemann hired as Fla Marlins 1st manager
1993 - Daryll Cullinan hits 337* for Transvaal, SAf 1st-class cricket record

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