1920 – Joe Malone (Quebec Bullldogs) set an NHL record with 7 goals in a game.
1961 – In Houston, TX, voters approved financing for a domed stadium.
1988 – Herb Alpert performed the U.S. national anthem at Super Bowl XXII. The Washington Redskins beat the Denver Broncos 42-10.
1999 – The Denver Broncos won Super Bowl XXXIII. It was their second consecutive Super Bowl win.
2003 – The Chicago White Sox announced a deal that would change the of Comiskey Park after a 93-year association with the Comiskey name.
1919 – Jackie Robinson, Ga, 1st black major league baseball player (Dodgers)
1931 – Ernie Banks, “Mr Cub” Chicago Cubs, Hall-of-Famer (1st baseman)
1947 – Nolan Ryan, pitcher (Mets, Angels, Astros) (7 no-hitters, 5,714 Ks)
1968 – Doug Pederson, NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1975 – Kenard Lang, defensive end (Washington Redskins)