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Last Updated: December 21, 2020

This Day in Sports History (12/20/2020 – (12/26/2020)

Introduction

December 20th, 1966

  • NBA awards Seattle Supersonics a franchise for the 1967 – 1968 NBA season.

December 21st, 1941

  • The Chicago Bears win the NFL championship as Ray McLean makes last NFL drop kick for an extra point.

December 22nd, 1962

  • 1,000,000th point scored in the NBA.

December 23rd, 1972

  • The "Immaculate Reception" of the Pittsburgh Steelers turns around a 7 to 6 defeat with a last second touchdown reception against the Oakland Raiders to win 13 to 7.

December 24th, 1961

  • The Houston Oilers defeated the San Diego Chargers 10 to 3 in the AFL championship game.

December 25th, 1888

  • The first indoor baseball game is played at the fairgrounds in Philadelphia.

December 26th, 1919

  • The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox come to an agreement on the transfer of the historic slugger Babe Ruth.

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