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1941 – Ray McLean (Chicago Bears) performed a drop kick for an extra point in the NFL. The next one would not happen until Doug Floutie performed on 61 years later.
1951 – Joe DiMaggio announced his retirement from major league baseball.
1959 – Tom Landry accepted the position of head coach of the Dallas Cowboys. Landry led the team to 22 consecutive winning seasons in his 29 years as coach.
1969 – Vince Lombardi coached his last game. His Washington Redskins lost to the Dallas Cowboys 20-10. The Redskins ended that season at 7-5-2, which was the first winning season for the team in 14 years.
1975 – John Riggins became the first New York Jets player to gain 1,000 yards.
1975 – George Blanda, in his final regular-season game, became the first professional football player to reach 2,000 points. His total was 2,002 points over a 26-year career.
1975 – The Buffalo Sabres scored eight goals in the third period against the Washington Capitals. The Sabres won the game 14-2.
1980 – Harold Carmichael ended his NFL streak of 127 consecutive game receptions.
1981 – Cincinnati defeated Bradley 75-73 in seven overtimes. The game was the longest collegiate basketball game in the history of NCAA Division I competition.
1983 – The NBA’s Indiana Pacers ended a 28 game losing streak.
1993 – Shaquille O’Neal’s “I Know I Got Skillz” single was certified Gold by the RIAA.