ON THIS DAY
1872 England and Scotland played the first football international. The game at Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow, finished 0-0.
1956 Floyd Patterson became the then youngest world heavyweight boxing champion when, at the age of 21, he beat Archie Moore.
1991 United States beat Norway 2-1 to win football’s first women’s World Cup, in China. 2004 Four-time Olympic gold medallist Matthew Pinsent announced his retirement three months after his final triumph in Athens in the coxless fours.
2012 Andrew Flintoff won his professional boxing debut after beating American Richard Dawson at the Manchester Arena.
2014 Tyson Fury beat Dereck Chisora by 10th-round stoppage to become the new European and British heavyweight champion.