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Events in Sport for Saturday 20th December 2014

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1894 - England beat Australia by 10 runs in the 1st six-day Test Cricket, Australia needed 177 to win, all out at 166 on 6th day
1920 - Bert Collins scores 104 on Test Cricket debut v England SCG
1921 - AL votes to return to best-of-7 World Series, while NL votes best-of-9 Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis casts deciding vote for best-of-7
1929 - Heinie Wagner replaces Bill Carrigan as Red Sox manager
1930 - Learie Constantine cricket 100 in 52 mins WI v Tas (10x4, 1x6, 1x5)
1966 - NBA awards Seattle SuperSonics a franchise for 1967-68 season
1973 - Montreal Canadien Henri Richard scores his 1,000th NHL point
1980 - NBC broadcasts NY Jets' 24-17 win over Dolphins without audio
1981 - Doug Small (Winnipeg Jets) ties NHL record scoring at 5 second mark
1983 - Guy Lafleur, Montreal, became 10th NHLer to score 500 goals
1983 - NY Islanders score their most goals (11) vs Pitts Penguins
1985 - Denis Potvin passes Bobby Orr as NHL defenseman scorer (916 points)
1985 - Sportscaster Howard Cosell retires from television sports after 20 years with ABC
1987 - 76th Davis Cup: Sweden beats India in Gothenburg (5-0)
1987 - Nancy Lopez/Miller Barber wins LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
1991 - NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Lightning & Ottawa Senators
1998 - Wendy's Three-Tour Golf Challenge
2001 - 90th Davis Cup: France beats Australia in Melbourne (3-2)

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