Today In Sporting History

Posted: December 10, 2007 in Today in history

Welcome to today highlights in sporting history. It was today in 1915  10,000,000th model T Ford came off the assembly line. And in 1950 the 1st black American awarded Nobel Peace Prize – Ralph J Bunche

1810 – Tom Cribb (Great Britain) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in 1st interracial boxing championship (40 rounds)

1983 – Last NFL game at Shea Stadium; Pittsburg Steelers beat New York Jets 34-7.

1991 – Howard Spira sentenced to 2 years in prison for trying to extort money from Yankees owner George Steinbrenner

1995 – Ricky Ponting makes 96 on Test Cricket debut (Australia v Sri Lanka, WACA)

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