1904 - The National Ski Association was formed in Ishpeming, MI.
1931 - The Chicago White Sox and the New York Giants became the first major league teams to play in a night game.
1968 - An agreement between baseball players and club owners increased the minimum salary for major league players to $10,000 a year.
1970 - Bobby Hull (Chicago Blackhawks) scored his 500th career point.
1971 - Ruth Jensen won $60,000 in the Sears Women's World Classic.
1973 - The Chicago Blackhawks played their 262nd game without being shut out.
1974 - Tom Seaver signed a contract with the New York Mets worth $172,000 a year.
1985 - A NBA attendance record was set when 44,970 people watched a game between Atlanta and Detroit.
1986 - Rollie Fingers refused to shave off his mustache to comply with the policy of the Cincinnati Reds.
1986 - Jimmy Connors was fined $20,000 and was suspended from tennis for ten weeks after he threw a fit while playing against Ivan Lendl.
1996 - The Philadelphia 76ers had their worst offensive performance in over 40 years. They only managed to score 57 points against Miami.
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