On This Day: January 13th

On this day in sports history…

2014 Cristiano Ronaldo wins the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’Or

2002 In a controversial move, Marty Schottenheimer is fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins after just one season.

1999 Basketball player Michael Jordan announces his retirement only to return in 2001.

1982 Hank Aaron & Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame.

1981 Islander’s Mike Bossy‘s 15th career hat trick-4 goals.

1974 Super Bowl VIII: Miami Dolphins beat Minnesota Vikings, 24-7 in Houston Super Bowl MVP: Larry Csonka, Miami, RB.

Source: OnThisDay