1934 NL votes to permit night baseball (up to 7 games per home team)
1951 Joe DiMaggio announces his retirement from baseball
1959 NY Yankees trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer and Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley and Joe Deaestri
1981 Muhammad Ali’s 61st & last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick
1989 Mark Davis signs record $3.25 million per year KC Royals contract
2002 Joe Sakic scores his 500th career goal at Vancouver
2004 70th Heisman Trophy Award: Matt Leinart, USC (QB)
2009 Tiger Woods announces an indefinite leave from professional golf to focus on his marriage.