Sports: This Week in Sports History Issue 3

Sept. 19, 1988 – U.S. Olympic diver Greg Louganis hits his head on the diving board. He went on to take home the gold medal for men’s springboard diving.

Sept. 20, 1951 – Guy Lafleur, NHL right winger (Montreal, NY Rangers), is born.
Sept. 21, 2008 – The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.
Sept. 22, 1991 – Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory.
Sept. 23, 1992 – Goalie Manon Rhéaume becomes the first female to play in a NHL exhibition game.
Sept. 24, 1953 – Rocky Marciano TKOs Roland LaStarza in 11 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title.
Sept. 25, 1844 – Canada defeats USA by 23 runs in the first cricket international.

(Visited 32 times, 1 visits today)