Today In Sporting History

Posted: November 10, 2007 in Today in history

Welcome to today highlights in sports. Today in 1871  Henry Morton Stanley locates missing explorer and missionary, Dr. David Livingstone in Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika saying “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”  

1928, Playing against Army at Yankee Stadium, Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne gives what is considered the greatest locker room speeches of all time by saying “Win one for the Gipper.” The Fighting Irish would win the game 12-6.

In 1953, Giants end their tour of Japan players get short changed when they are paid $331 of $3,000 promised.

In 1991, Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert, 157 pro tennis tournament wins

In 1991, South Africa’s come out of the cold when they play their 1st cricket international since 1970 – one-day versus India.

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