Return Today in the History of Health & Physical Education Return


Sports Figures
1980 Martina Hingis (Swiss Professional Tennis Player) Switzerland Tennis
1981 Dominique Moceanu (California-born Olympic Gymnast) California Sports Figures Gymnastics The Olympics Internet Movie Database
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1846 Boston Dentist Is First to Use Ether as an Anesthetic Boston Drugs & Medicines Historic Firsts New York Times
1927 10,000 See Babe Ruth Hit HR #60 at Yankee Stadium Babe Ruth Baseball Hall of Fame New York Times
1934 Babe Ruth Plays Last Professional Baseball Game with New York Yankees Babe Ruth Baseball Hall of Fame
Dizzy Dean Wins His 30th Game Arkansas Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame USA Today
1972 Roberto Clemente Gets His 3,000th and Final Career Hit Roberto Clemente Baseball Hall of Fame Latin Americans USA Today
1981 The Minnesota Twins Play Their Final Game at Metropolitan Stadium Minnesota Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball Minnesota Historical Association
1982 Sixth and Final Chicago Victim Dies from Cyanide-laced Tylenol Chicago Crime Drugs and Medication Death National Health Museum
1992 Kansas City's George Brett Reaches 3,000 Career Hits West Virginia Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1993 6.4 Earthquake Strike Southern India: 10,000 die India Earthquake Death U.S. Geological Survey

Have an item you would like for us to add? Let us know!

Click Here! E-mail