Today in Sporting History

Posted: December 11, 2007 in Today in history

Welcome to today highlights in sporting history. Today in 1961 Elvis Presley’s “Blue Hawaii” album goes to No1 & stays No1 for 20 weeks.  Below members of Elvis Runners  In 1978 6 masked men bound 10 employees at Lufthansa cargo area at New York Kennedy Airport & made off with $5.8 million in cash & jewelry.
In 1866, 1st yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean
In 1934, NL votes to permit night baseball (up to 7 games per home team)

In 1938, New York Giants win NFL championship

In 1951, Baseball great Joe DiMaggio announces his baseball retirement

In 1981, Muhammad Ali’s 61st & last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick

In 1995, Thomas O Hicks buys NHL Dallas Stars for $84 million

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