1933 – Pennsylvania voters overturn blue law, by permitting Sunday sports
1965 – Bart Starr (Green Bay Packers) was sacked 11 times by the Detroit Lions.
1968 – Red Berenson (St. Louis Blues) scored 6 goals in a game against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Blues won the game 8-0.
1973 – New Jersey became the first U.S. state to permit girls to play on Little League baseball teams.
1983 – Ali Haji-Sheikh (New York Giants) kicked his second 56 yard field goal.
1988 – Sugar Ray Leonard knocked out Donnie LaLonde.
1991 – Magic Johnson (NBA) announced that he had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, and that he was retiring from basketball.
1999 – Tiger Woods became the first golfer since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win four straight tournaments.
1944 – Joe Niekro, baseball knuckler (NY Yankees)