TO­DAY IN SPORTS HIS­TORY

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

1908 Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 for heavy­weight box­ing ti­tle. 1920 Base­ball out­laws all pitches in­volv­ing tam­per­ing with ball. 1924 Bucky Har­ris, 27, be­comes youngest base­ball man­ager, tak­ing over the Washington Sen­a­tors. 1961 AFL’s Los An­ge­les Charg­ers move to San Diego. 1968 Peggy Flem­ing wins Olympic fig­ure skat­ing gold medal in Greno­ble, France. 1969 LSU’s Pete Mar­avich scores 66, de­spite los­ing to Tu­lane 101-94. 1975 Wil­liam “Judy” John­son elected to the Base­ball Hall of Fame. 1989 Celtic KC Jones and Cava­lier Lenny Wilkens elected to the NBA Hall of Fame. 1989 Mi­nor League Foot­ball Sys­tem opens or­ga­ni­za­tional meet­ing in St Louis. 1989 To gain dereg­u­la­tion WWF ad­mits pro wrestling is an ex­hi­bi­tion and not a sport, in a New Jersey court. 1992 Bon­nie Blair wins 1992 Olympics 1st gold medal for USA. 1992 Mike Tyson con­victed of rap­ing De­siree Washington. 2006 20th Win­ter Olympic Games open at Turin, Italy.

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