Today in Sporting History

Posted: November 22, 2007 in Today in history

Welcome to today highlights in sporting history. This was the day in 1943 when American President, F.D.Roosevelt , British Prime Minister, Churchill & Chiang Kai-shek met to discuss ways to defeat Japan. And in 1977 Regular Concorde passenger service between NY & Europe begins, the four hour flights were terminated in 2005 after one plane crushed in france. In a press statement the company admitted they could no longer guarantee safety.

In 1910, Arthur Knight patents steel shaft golf clubs

In 1917, NHL founded with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, TorontArenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs

In 1950, Lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons (19), Minneapolis Lakers (18)

In 1956, 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne

1967 The birth of tennis great Boris Becker West Germany, tennis player (Wimbledon 1985,86,89)

In 1986 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals


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