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Oct. 14

1945—The Chicago Car­di­nals snap the long­est los­ing streak in NFL his­tory at 29 games with a 16-7 vic­tory over the Chicago Bears.

1979—Ed­mon­ton’s Wayne Gret­zky scores his first NHL goal in a 4-4 tie with the Van­cou­ver Canucks.

1990—Joe Mon­tana passes for ca­reer highs of 476 yards and six touch­downs and Jerry Rice ties an NFL record with five scor­ing re­cep­tions as the San Fran­cisco 49ers beat the At­lanta Fal­cons 45-35.

2005—Ryan Newman sets a NASCAR record by win­ning his fifth con­sec­u­tive Busch Se­ries race, the Char­lotte 300 at Lowe’s Mo­tor Speed­way.

2006—Mats Sundin scores his 500th ca­reer goal, com­plet­ing a hat trick with a short-handed over­time game-win­ner and giv­ing Toronto a 5-4 vic­tory over Cal­gary. The third goal is Sundin’s 15th in over­time—the most in NHL his­tory.

2011—Ja­pan’s Ko­hei Uchimura be­comes the first man to win three ti­tles at the world gym­nas­tics cham­pi­onships in Tokyo.

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