This Day in Sports History (1/10/2021 – (1/16/2021)
January 10th, 1945
- Baseball writers fail to elect a new Hall of Famer.
January 11th, 1946
- Bert Bell becomes the second NFL commissioner, and he moves headquarters from Chicago, Illinois to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
January 12th, 1906
- Football rules committee legalizes the forward pass.
January 13th, 1974
- In Super Bowl VIII the Miami Dolphins defeated the Minnesota Vikings 24 – 7 in Houston, Texas.
January 14th, 1968
- In Super Bowl II the Green Bay Packers defeated the Oakland Raiders 33 to 14 in Miami, Florida.
January 15th, 1892
- James Naismith publishes the rules of basketball in the Triangle Magazine.
January 16th, 1972
- In Super Bowl VI the Dallas Cowboys beat the Miami Dolphins 24 to 3 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Written by: David Green