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1869 – The first collegiate football game is played between Rutgers and Princeton. 

1929 – The first pro football game held at night takes place as the Chicago Cardinals defeated the Providence Steamrollers 16-0.

1956 – The Netherlands and Spain withdrew from the Olympics in protest of the Soviet Union’s actions in the Hungarian Revolution.

1967 – Gary Froebel football plays in the final game in program history, losing to Lowell 40-7.

1969 – The first Cy Young Award is a tie between Mike Cuellar and Denny McLain. 

1974 – Mike Marshall of the Dodgers becomes the first reliever to win the Cy Young Award.

1976 – Bill Campbell becomes the first free agent in MLB history to leave his old team (Minnesota Twins) to sign with a new team – the Boston Red Sox.

1995 – Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell officially announces that the team is moving to Baltimore.

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