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Sports Figures
1905 "Red" Smith (Wisconsin-born Syndicated Sports Columnist) Wisconsin Writers Journalism Baseball Hall of Fame
1917 Phil Rizzuto (New York City-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) New York City Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
Johnny Sain (Arkansas-born Major League Baseball Player) Arkansas Sports Figures Baseball
1951 Bob McAdoo (North Carolina-born African-American Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) North Carolina Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures
1965 Scottie Pippen (Arkansas-born African-American Professional Basketball Player) Arkansas Sports Figures Basketball Famous African Americans
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1976 Urban "Red" Faber (Iowa-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Iowa Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1987 Duffy Daugherty (Pennsylvania-born Member of the College Football Hall of Fame) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Football Hall of Fame
1818 English Obstetrician, Dr. James Blundell, Performs the First Successful Human Blood Transfusion British Scientists & Mathematicians Health Care Blood Historic Firsts Body1
1882 Providence and Worcester Play the First Major League Double Header Baseball Major League Baseball Historic Firsts Baseball Library
1886 Peter "Black Prince" Jackson Is the First Black to Win Australia's Boxing Crown Australian Sports Figures Boxing Hall of Fame Historic Firsts Cyber Boxing Zone
1961 Wisconsin Enacts Law Requiring All 1962 Cars Sold in the State to be Equipped with Seat Belts Wisconsin Government Automobiles Laws and Legal Resources Wisconsin Historical Society
1968 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 20, Injures 500 in Mexico's Southern Chiapas Region Mexico Earthquakes Death USGS
1992 West Virginia's Snowshoe and Silver Creek Resorts Announce Plans to Merge West Virginia Business Business and Economics Skiing Snowshoe Ski Resort West Virginia State Archive

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