ON THIS DAY: JANUARY 14TH

The following things of interest in sports happened on January 14th:

  • 1919 John McGraw, Charles A Stoneham, & Judge MCQuade buy NY Giants
  • 1927 Toronto Maple Leafs 1st hat trick (Hap Day) vs NY Rangers
  • 1932 Horse racing legend Eddie Arcaro won his 1st race
  • 1935 28th Women’s Australian Championships: Dorothy Round Little beats Nancy Lyle (1-6, 6-1, 6-3)
  • 1935 28th Men’s Australian Championships: Jack Crawford beats Fred Perry (2-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1940 Commissioner Kenesaw Landis gives free agency to 91 Detroit Tigers
  • 1940 NFL Pro Bowl: Green Bay beats NFL All-Stars 16-7
  • 1943 Alex Smart (Mont) is 1st NHLer to score hat trick in his 1st game
  • 1946 1946 NFL Draft: Frank Dancewicz from University of Notre Dame first pick by Boston Yanks
  • 1951 NFL Pro Bowl: 1st since 1942, Americans beat Nationals 28-27
  • 1961 Chic Bear Willard Dewveall becomes 1st NFLer to join AFL
  • 1962 NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 31-30
  • 1964 14th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 111-107 at Boston
  • 1968 Super Bowl II: Green Bay Packers beat Oakland Raiders, 33-14 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Bart Starr, Green Bay, QB
  • 1969 Matt Busby retires from Manchester United
  • 1969 19th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-112 at Baltimore
  • 1973 Super Bowl VII: Miami Dolphins beat Wash Red Skins, 14-7 in LA, MVP: Jake Scott, Miami, S
  • 1975 Anita Wold (Norway) sets women’s ski jump distance record-98 m
  • 1975 25th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 108-102 at Phoenix1976 Ted Turner becomes CEO of Atlanta Braves
Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • 1987 Catfish Hunter & Billy Williams are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1990 AFC Championship Game: Denver Broncos beat Cleveland Browns 37-21
  • 1990 NFC Championship Game: San Francisco 49ers beat Los Angeles Rams 30-3
  • 1994 Inna Lassovskaya triple-jumps ladies world record (14.61m)
  • 1996 Liselotte Neumann wins Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Golf Champions
  • 1996 AFC Championship Game: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Indianapolis Colts 20-16
  • 1996 NFC Championship Game: Dallas Cowboys beat Green Bay Packers 38-271998 Charles Barkley pleads not guilty to an assault charge
NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • 2001 AFC Championship Game: Baltimore Ravens beats Oakland Raiders 16-3
  • 2001 NFC Championship Game: New York Giants beat Minnesota Vikings 41-0

Source: OnThisDay