2021: Atlanta Falcons traded 7x Pro Bowl WR and all-time leading receiver in franchise history Julio Jones to the Tennessee Titans for a 2nd & 4th Rd Pick

2018: With 33 points in a Game 3 loss to the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers SF LeBron James broke Michael Jordan’s all-time record with his 109th career playoff game scoring 30+ points

2001: For the very 1st time in NBA Finals history, 2 opposing players managed to reach 40 points as Philadelphia 76ers PG Allen Iverson (48) out-dueled Los Angeles Lakers C Shaquille O’Neal (44). Iverson left a lasting impression by using his iconic crossover to hit a fadeaway over Tyronn Lue, stepping over him as the shot went in

1992: New York Mets 1B Eddie Murray became the all-time leader in RBI by a switch-hitter, passing Mickey Mantle (1,510). Murray finished his career with 1,917 RBI which still stands as the switch-hitting record

1984: Boston Celtics F Larry Bird hit the game-winning shot over Los Angeles Lakers PG Magic Johnson in Game 4 of the NBA Finals to tie the series 2-2 before eventually winning the series in 7 games

1971: San Francisco Giants OF Willie Mays hit a walk-off HR in the 12th inning to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies. His 22nd extra-inning HR set a new MLB record which still stands today

1946: The Basketball Association of America (NBA) was officially founded in New York City with Maurice Podoloff being named the league’s 1st president (commissioner)

1944: As the nation focused its attention on the Invasion of Normandy (D-Day), all baseball games across the country were canceled