Today In Sporting History

Posted: November 1, 2007 in Today in history

In 1834, 1st published reference to poker (as Mississippi riverboat game)

In 1924, 1st US NHL franchise, Boston Bruins founded

In 1936, Rodeo Cowboy’s Association founded

In 1950, 1st Black player in NBA, (Celtic’s Charles Cooper) Fort Wayne IN

In 1987, 22,000 run in NYC Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 2h11m1s

In 1990,  Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts. Bad boy Mike has always behaved badly.

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