Today in Sporting History

Posted: October 6, 2007 in Today in history

Welcome to today in sport history. In a world in which many are motivated by money lets celebrate the selfless accomplishment of John Hathaway who on this day completed cycling around the world

In 1857, American Chess Association organized; 1st major US chess tournament (NYC)

In 1936, NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 2 in 33rd World Series

In 1976, John Hathaway completes a bicycle tour of every continent in the world & cycling 50,600 miles

In 1985, Marita Koch of Germany sets 400m women’s record (47.6) in Australia


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