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1887 Chicago Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Bos­ton for record $10,000.

1896 Stan­ley Cup: Win­nipeg Vic­to­rias beat Mon­treal Vic­to­rias, 2-0.

1944 Carl Wick pub­lishes “Salmon Trolling for Com­mer­cial & Sport Fish­ing.

1951 Sugar Ray Robin­son de­feats Jake LaMotta and takes mid­dleweight ti­tle.

1952 6th Olympic Win­ter Games open in Oslo, Nor­way.

1957 Ge­or­gia Se­nate unan­i­mously ap­proves Se­na­tor Leon Butts’ bill bar­ring black play­ers from play­ing base­ball with white play­ers.

1966 Wilt Cham­ber­lain breaks NBA ca­reer scor­ing record at 20,884 points.

1980 13th Olympic Win­ter Games open in Lake Placid, N.Y.

1994 2nd ESPY Awards: Barry Bonds, Julie Krone win.

1995 The Port­land Trail Blaz­ers trade Clyde Drexler to the Hous­ton Rock­ets, who end up win­ning the 1995 NBA Cham­pi­onship.

2000 8th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Mia Hamm win.

2010 Alexan­dre Bilodeau wins the gold medal in the freestyle ski­ing men’s moguls event, be­com­ing the first Cana­dian to win a gold medal dur­ing a Cana­dian-hosted Olympics.

2010 Amer­ica’s Cup: Team USA de­feats Alinghi 2-0 to win in Spain.

Canada’s Alexan­dre Bilodeau cel­e­brates his gold medal in the men’s moguls fi­nals at the Van­cou­ver Olympics, the first ever by a Cana­dian on home soil, seven years ago to­day.

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