History Hop Tags - Defeats

Defeats - Notable Historical Events

Alexander the GreatMay 22, -334

Julius CaesarAug 9, -48

Mark AntonyApr 14, -43

Marcus Vipsanius AgrippaSep 3, -36

TiberiusAug 3, 8

ConstantineJul 3, 324

Flavius AetiusSep 20, 451

SaladinJul 4, 1187

Richard ISep 7, 1191

Alexander NevskyJul 15, 1240

Edward IIIAug 29, 1350

vlad IIINov 26, 1476

AkbarMar 3, 1575

Henry MorganJan 18, 1671

Peter the GreatJun 27, 1709

Frederick the GreatJun 4, 1745

George WashingtonDec 26, 1776

KamehamehaMay 1, 1785

NapoleonMay 10, 1796

Horatio NelsonFeb 14, 1797

William Henry HarrisonNov 7, 1811

Andrew JacksonMar 27, 1814

Simon BolívarAug 6, 1824

Zachary TaylorFeb 23, 1847

Nathan Bedford ForrestJun 10, 1863

William McKinleyNov 3, 1896

Theodore RooseveltNov 8, 1904

Woodrow WilsonNov 5, 1912

Joe LouisJun 25, 1935

Jake LaMottaMar 19, 1943

Ezzard CharlesDec 5, 1949

Sugar Ray RobinsonFeb 14, 1951

Rocky MarcianoOct 26, 1951

LBJNov 3, 1964

Paul BrownNov 14, 1970

Bobby FischerSep 1, 1972

Muhammad AliMar 31, 1973

Margaret ThatcherFeb 11, 1975

Jimmy CarterNov 2, 1976

Ilie NastaseAug 30, 1979

Ronald ReaganNov 4, 1980

Bob HawkeMar 5, 1983

Hulk HoganJan 23, 1984

Greg MadduxSep 29, 1986

Chris EvertSep 3, 1989

Monica SelesSep 7, 1991

Mats WilanderSep 4, 1993

Andre AgassiJan 29, 1995

Lawrence TaylorApr 2, 1995

Serena WilliamsJun 8, 2013

Rafael NadalSep 9, 2013

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Defeats - Historical Events
Date Event
480

Battle of Salamis: The Greek fleet under Themistocles defeats the Persian fleet under Xerxes I.

334

The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus

331

Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela.

217

Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.

216

Second Punic War: Battle of Cannae - Carthaginian army lead by Hannibal defeats numerically superior Roman army under command consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro.

48

Caesar's civil war: Battle of Pharsalus - Julius Caesar decisively defeats Pompey at Pharsalus and Pompey flees to Egypt.

46

Titus Labienus defeats Julius Caesar in the Battle of Ruspina.

46

Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato (Cato the Younger) in the battle of Thapsus.

45

In his last victory, Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger in the Battle of Munda.

43

Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Mutina, defeats the forces of the consul Pansa, who is killed.

36

In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.

BC
AD
8-08-03

Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus.

324-07-03

Battle of Adrianople Roman Emperor Constantine I defeats Co-Emperor Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.

363-05-29

Roman Emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Sassanid capital, but is unable to take the city.

378-08-09

Battle of Adrianople, Goth army defeats Roman forces under Emperor Valens

451-09-20

Roman General Flavius Aetius defeats Attila the Hun at The Battle of the Catalaunian Plainsat (Chalons-sur-Marne) halting Hun invasion of Roman Gaul

456-10-16

Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.

489-08-28

Theodoric, king of the Ostrogoths defeats Flavius Odoacer at the Battle of Isonzo, forcing his way into Italy.

524-06-21

Godomar, King of the Burgundians, defeats the Franks at the Battle of Vézeronce.

533-09-13

General Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimium, near Carthage, North Africa.

533-12-15

Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron.

642-08-05

Battle of Maserfield - Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Bernicia.

715-09-26

Ragenfrid defeats Theudoald at the Battle of Compiègne.

721-06-09

Odo of Aquitaine defeats the Moors in the Battle of Toulouse.

845-11-22

845 : the first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeats the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon.

851-08-22

Erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland.

955-08-10

Battle of Lechfeld: Otto I, King of the Germans defeats the Hungarian, ending 50 years of Magyar invasion of Western Europe.

1014-04-23

King Brian Boru of Ireland defeats Viking forces at Battle of Clontarf freeing Ireland from foreign control

1066-09-20

Battle of Fulford, Yorkshire: Harald III Hardrada of Norway defeats Northern Saxon Earls Edwin and Morcar

1071-02-22

Battle of Cassel; Robert I the Frisian defeats Arnulf III/I

1086-10-23

Battle of az-Zallaqah: Army of Yusuf ibn Tashfin defeats the forces of Castilian King Alfonso VI

1096-10-21

Sultan Kilidj Arslan of Nicea defeats 1st Crusaders

1119-06-28

Battle of Sarmada - Emir Ilghazi defeats French Crusaders

1128-06-24

Afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa

1139-06-25

Battle of Ourique: Afonso I defeats Moors

1141-09-08

-9] Battle of Samarkand: Yelutashi defeats Islams

1164-08-12

Battle of Harim: Nur ad-Din defeats the Crusader armies of the County of Tripoli and the Principality of Antioch.

1187-07-04

Battle of Hittin (Tiberias): Saladin defeats Reinoud of Châtillon

1191-09-07

Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf - Richard I of England defeats Saladin at Arsuf.

1230-03-09

Bulgarian tsar Ivan Asen II defeats Theodore of Epirus near the village of Klokotnitsa.

1240-07-15

A Novgorodian army led by Alexander Nevsky defeats the Swedes in the Battle of the Neva.

1242-04-05

Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod defeats Teutonic Knights in the Battle of the Ice

1244-07-11

Chwarizneense Turken defeats Jerusalem

1260-09-03

Battle of Ain Djaloet, Palestine defeats Mongols army

1264-05-14

Battle of Lewes, 2nd Barons' War: Simon de Montfort the younger, Earl of Leicester, defeats English King Henry III

1278-08-26

Battle of Marchfeld: Rudolf of Habsburg defeats Ottokar II

1306-06-19

The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Robert Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.

1311-03-15

Battle of Halmyros: The Catalan Company defeats Walter V of Brienne to take control of the Duchy of Athens, a Crusader state in Greece.

1313-11-09

Louis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick I of Austria at the Battle of Gamelsdorf.

1322-10-14

Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence

1330-11-09

Battle of Posada, Wallachian Voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian army in an ambush

1350-08-29

Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.

1382-11-27

Battle of Westrozebeke/Roosebeke. French army defeats the Flemish army. Flemish leader Philip Van Artevelde killed and corpse displayed

1396-09-25

Battle of Nicopolis: Sultan Bajezid I defeats Crusades armies

1415-10-25

Battle of Agincourt: Henry V's forces defeat larger French army and the longbow defeats the armoured knight

1460-07-10

Wars of Roses: Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton

1467-10-29

Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege

1467-12-15

Stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia.

1470-10-30

Henry VI of England returns to the English throne after Earl of Warwick defeats Yorkists in battle.

1475-01-10

Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.

1476-11-26

vlad III Dracula defeats Basarab Laiota with the help of Stephen the Great and Stephen V Bathory and becomes the ruler of Wallachia for the third time.

1520-01-18

Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde

1531-10-28

Battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad's control.

1549-08-26

Battle of Dussingdale, near Norwich: John Dudley, Earl of Warwick, defeats rebels and ends "John Kett's Rebellion"

1553-12-25

Battle of Tucapel: Mapuche rebels under Lautaro defeats the Spanish conquistadors and exetutes the governor of Chile Pedro de Valdivia.

1560-06-12

Battle of Okehazama: Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto.

1561-07-02

Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia, defeats a revolt in Emfraz.

1561-10-18

Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima — Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts.

1569-03-13

Battle of Jarnac, Count of Anjou defeats Huguenots

1573-01-25

Battle of Mikatagahara, in Japan; Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu.

1575-03-03

Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.

1580-08-25

Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal

1582-07-02

Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide.

1631-09-17

Battle of Breitenfeld: King Gustaaf Adolf of Sweden defeats Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly.

1639-10-21

Sea battle at Dunes, Lt Admiral Maarten Tromp defeats Spanish armada under De Oquendo

1643-07-27

Cromwell defeats Royalist at Battle of Gainsborough

1645-03-05

Battle of Jankau in Bohemia: Sweden defeats Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III

1648-05-17

Emperor Ferdinand III defeats Maximilian I of Bavaria

1648-08-20

Battle of Lens: French duke d'Enghien defeats Spaniards

1665-06-03

Duke of York (future James II) defeats Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft

1671-01-18

Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panama

1673-08-21

Sea battle at Kijkduin: De Ruyter defeats English & French fleet

1676-12-03

Battle of Lund (Scanian War): Swedish army of 8,000 defeats much larger joint Danish/Dutch force of 13,000

1687-08-12

Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders

1690-07-01

Army of Protestant King William III defeats deposed Roman Catholic King James II in Battle of Boyne in Ireland

1690-07-12

Battle of Boyne in Ireland, Protestant King William III defeats English Catholic King James II

1700-11-19

Battle at Narva: Swedish King Karel XII defeats Russians

1700-11-30

King Charles XII of Sweden defeats Russia at Narva [NS]

1706-05-23

Battle of Ramillies: John Churchill (1st Duke of Marlborough) defeats French; 17,000 killed

1709-06-27

Peter the Great of Russia defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.

1739-02-24

Battle of Karnal: The army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah.

1739-07-22

Turks defeats Holy Roman Emp at Crocyka Yugoslavia & threaten Belgrade

1741-04-10

War of the Austrian Succession: Prussia defeats Austria in the Battle of Mollwitz.

1745-06-04

Battle at Hohenfriedberg Silezie: Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons

1747-05-14

A British fleet under Admiral George Anson defeats the French at first battle of Cape Finisterre.

1747-10-25

British fleet under Admiral Sir Edward Hawke defeats the French at the second battle of Cape Finisterre.

1757-06-23

Robert Clive defeats army led by Suraja Dowlaat Plassey, wins control of Bengal

1776-12-25

Washington crosses Delaware & surprises & defeats 1,400 Hessians

1776-12-26

George Washington defeats Hessians at Battle of Trenton in American Revolutionary War

1777-01-03

General George Washington's revolutionary army defeats British forces at Battle of Princeton, NJ

1779-09-23

John Paul Jones' "Bon Homme Richard" defeats HMS Serepis

1785-05-01

Kamehameha, the king of Hawaiʻi defeats Kalanikupule and establishes the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi

1796-05-10

Napoleon defeats Austria in Battle of Lodi Bridge

1797-02-14

The Battle of Cape St Vincent: British fleet under Admiral Sir John Jervis defeats larger Spanish fleet under Admiral Don José de Córdoba y Ramos near Cape St. Vincent, Portugal. Captain Horatio Nelson distinguishes himself.

1797-10-11

Battle of Camperdown (Kamperduin): English navy defeats Dutch fleet

1798-08-01

Battle of Abukir on the Nile-Nelson defeats French fleet

1800-03-20

French army defeats Turks at Helipolis & advance to Cairo

1805-10-14

Battle of Elchingen, France defeats Austria

1805-10-21

Battle of Trafalgar, British Admiral Nelson defeats French & Spanish fleet but shot and killed

1805-12-02

Napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz

1807-06-14

Emperor Napoleon I's French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Prussia (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.

1809-03-28

Peninsular War: France defeats Spain in the Battle of Medelin.

1811-11-07

Battle of Tippecanoe: Gen. William Henry Harrison defeats the Native Americans of the Tecumesh Confederation

1812-07-22

Duke of Wellington defeats French at Battle of Salamanca, Spain

1812-08-19

US warship Constitution defeats British warship Guerriere

1813-08-27

Battle of Dresden; Napoleon defeats Austrians

1813-09-10

Comm Oliver H Perry defeats British in Battle of Lake Erie

1813-09-30

Battle of Bárbula: Simón Bolívar defeats Santiago Bobadilla

1814-03-27

Battle at Horseshoe Bend: General Andrew Jackson defeats the Red Sticks, part of the Creek Indian tribe near Dadeville, Alabama

1814-09-11

Battle of Lake Champlain, NY; American Navy defeats British

1819-08-07

Battle of Boyacá; Bolívar defeats Spanish in Colombia

1821-06-24

Battle of Carabobo; Bolívar defeats royalists outside Caracas

1824-08-06

Battle at Junan - Simon Bolívar's army defeats the Spanish

1824-12-09

Battle of Ayacucho (Candorcangui), Peru defeats Spain

1831-02-14

Ras Marye of Yejju marches into Tigray and defeats and kills Dejazmach Sabagadis in the Battle of Debre Abbay.

1839-01-20

In the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats a Peruvian and Bolivian alliance.

1842-02-07

Battle of Debre Tabor: Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.

1844-09-25

Canada defeats USA by 23 runs in the 1st cricket international

1847-02-23

Battle of Buena Vista Mexico; Zachary Taylor defeats Mexicans

1847-02-28

US defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento

1859-02-10

Gen Horsford defeats Begum of Oude & Nana Sahib in Indian mutiny

1860-09-21

In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeats Chinese troops at the Battle of Baliqiao.

1861-02-13

Col Bernard Irwin attacks & defeats hostile Chiricahua Indians

1861-06-03

1st Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV

1861-06-17

Battle of Boonville, MI-Brigadier General Lyon defeats Confederate forces

1862-04-06

Battle of Shiloh, Union defeats Confederacy in SW Tennessee

1862-04-07

Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls

1863-05-02

South defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va

1863-06-10

Battle of Brice's Crossroads, Miss; Nathan Bedford Forrest w/3500 defeats 8000 Feds

1864-10-23

Battle of Westport, Missouri: Union General Samuel R Curtis defeats Confederate General Stirling Price

1869-06-15

Mike McCoole (US) defeats Tom Allen (England) in bare-knuckle bout

1870-08-08

Magic (US) defeats Cambria (England) in 2nd running of America's Cup

1878-03-13

Oxford University defeats Cambridge University in their 1st golf match

1879-10-08

War of the Pacific: the Chilean Navy defeats the Peruvian Navy in the Battle of Angamos, Peruvian Admiral Miguel Grau is killed in the encounter.

1884-11-06

Montreal Foot Ball Club (QFRU) defeats Toronto Argonauts (ORFU) 30-0 in 1st CRFU Championship game

1887-01-26

Battle of Dogali: Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians

1887-11-05

Ottawa College (ORFU) defeats Montreal Football Club (QRFU) 10-5 to win the Dominion championship

1888-08-20

Longest US men's single tournament match Palmer Presbrey defeats T S Tailer, 19-21, 8-6, 6-1, 6-4, an 80-game 1st-round contest

1892-11-10

1st CRU championship game: Osgoode Hall defeats Montreal, 45-5

1894-09-15

Japan defeats China in Battle of Ping Yang

1894-12-25

1st midwestern football team to play on west coast, University of Chicago defeats Stanford 24-4 at Palo Alto, CA in football

1896-11-03

William McKinley (R) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for president

1898-01-19

Brown defeats Harvard 6-0 in 1st intercollegiate hockey game

1898-07-03

US Navy defeats Spanish fleet in Santiago harbor, Cuba

1899-12-10

-15] British "Black Week" due to defeats in South Africa

1900-08-27

Battle of Bergendal: General Buller defeats the Boer under general Louis Botha

1901-05-08

In their long-delayed AL home opener, Boston defeats Phila 12-4

1904-05-26

In two days of bitter fighting, the Japanese Army soundly defeats the Russians at Kinchan and captures the forts at Nanshan

1904-08-11

German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa

1904-11-08

American President Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D)

1904-11-28

Germany defeats Hottentotten in Warmbad SW-Africa

1905-05-17

Waseda U of Tokyo defeats LA High School 5-3 in baseball

1906-02-24

Tomas Estrada Palma defeats Jose Gomez in the election for president of Cuba, but Gomez and his followers refuse to accept results and sponsor an uprising

1909-12-04

1st CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Parkdale, 26-6

1910-11-26

2nd CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Hamilton Tigers, 16-7

1911-11-25

3rd CFL Grey Cup: U of Toronto defeats Toronto Argonauts, 14-7

1912-11-05

Woodrow Wilson (D) defeats Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) & President Taft (R)

1912-11-30

4th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Alerts defeats Toronto Argonauts, 11-4

1913-11-29

5th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Parkdale, 44-2

1914-08-26

Battle of Tannenberg (WWI) - 8th German army defeats Russian Narev army

1914-12-05

6th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats U of Toronto, 14-2

1914-12-08

Boers rebelling against the British have recently suffered several defeats; today, one of their leaders, General Beyers, accidently drowns

1915-11-20

7th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Rowing, 13-7

1918-05-26

Armenia defeats the Ottoman Army in the Battle of Sardarapat.

1920-11-01

American Fishing Schooner Esperanto defeats the Canadian Fishing Schooner Delawana in the first International Fishing Schooner Championship Races in Halifax.

1920-12-04

8th CFL Grey Cup: U of Toronto defeats Toronto Argonauts, 16-3

1921-12-03

9th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 23-0

1922-04-18

Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0

1922-05-07

Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2

1922-12-02

10th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 13-1

1925-12-05

13th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats Win Tammany Tigers, 24-1

1926-02-16

Suzanne Lenglen defeats Helen Wills in Tennis at Cannes France

1926-12-04

14th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats U of Toronto, 10-7

1927-11-26

15th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Hamilton Tigers, 9-6

1928-12-05

England defeats Australia by record 675 runs at Brisbane

1929-11-30

17th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 14-3

1930-03-07

Georgetown High of Chicago defeats Homer 1-0 in basketball

1930-05-02

Des Moines (Western League) defeats Wichita 13-6 to open 1st ballpark with permanently installed lights

1930-09-15

1st intl bridge match is held in London. US team defeats England

1932-11-06

German election - KPD defeats NSDAP

1932-12-03

20th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 25-6

1933-12-09

21st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Sarnia Imperials, 4-3

1935-06-25

Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium

1935-11-07

23rd CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Winnipegs defeats Hamilton Tigers, 18-12

1936-04-29

1st pro baseball game in Japan is played Nagoya defeats Daitokyo, 8-5

1936-12-05

24th CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20

1937-12-11

25th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7

1938-03-16

Temple defeats Colorado to win 1st NIT

1938-05-03

Lefty Grove defeats Tigers 4-3 for 1st of record 20 consecutive wins at his home field Fenway Park; he doesn't lose there until May 12 1941

1938-12-10

26th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7

1939-06-01

1st boxing match to be televised, Lon Nova defeats Max Baer

1939-12-09

27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7

1940-11-30

28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 1): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 8-2

1940-12-07

28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5

1941-03-28

Sea battle at Cape Matapan: British fleet under Cunningham defeats Italy

1942-10-12

US navy defeats Japanese in WW II Battle of Cape Esperance

1942-11-30

30th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Hurricanes defeats Winnipeg Bombers, 8-5

1943-03-19

In their third match, Jake LaMotta finally defeats Jimmy Reeves by knocking him out in the sixth round

1944-01-01

Army defeats Navy 10-7 in football "Arab Bowl," Oran, North Africa

1944-03-28

6th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Utah defeats Dartmouth 42-40

1945-11-30

33rd CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 35-0

1946-11-23

34th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 28-6

1947-11-29

35th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 10-9

1949-12-05

Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title

1950-03-19

City College of NY defeats Bradley to win the NIT

1950-09-27

Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis in 15 in Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY.

1950-11-25

38th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 13-0

1951-02-14

Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta & takes middleweight title

1951-10-26

Rocky Marciano defeats Joe Louis at Madison Square Garden

1951-11-24

39th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 21-14

1952-11-29

40th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 21-11

1953-11-28

41st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 12-6

1954-09-26

A's defeats Yanks 8-6 in last game franchise will play in Phila

1954-11-27

42nd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 26-25

1955-11-26

43rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 34-19

1956-11-24

44th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 50-27

1957-11-30

45th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 32-7

1959-11-28

47th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 21-7

1960-11-26

48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6

1961-03-25

3rd place game is one of the wildest contests in NCAA Tournament history as St Joseph's defeats Utah 127-120 in 4 overtimes

1962-02-16

US Open Tennis: Jimmy Bostwick defeats brother Pete to win

1963-11-30

51st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats BC Lions, 21-10

1964-05-20

Buster Mathis defeats Joe Fraizer to qualify for US Olympic team

1964-09-11

Gillette's 20 year contract with Madison Square Garden & ABC to televise fights for free ends as Dick Tiger defeats Don Fullmer at Cleve Auditorium

1964-11-03

LBJ (D) soundly defeats Barry Goldwater (R) for pres

1964-11-28

52nd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24

1966-11-26

54th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Ottawa, 29-14

1967-12-02

55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1

1969-11-30

57th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 29-11

1970-06-23

Charles Rangel defeats Adam Clayton Powell in Democratic primary

1970-08-02

Baltimore defeats KC 10-8, Orioles 23rd straight win over the Royals

1970-11-14

Paul Brown, as head coach of the expansion Cincinnati Bengals, defeats his former team the Cleveland Browns, a moment he calls his "greatest victory"

1971-11-28

59th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Toronto Argonauts, 14-11

1972-09-01

Bobby Fischer (US) defeats Boris Spassky (USSR) for world chess title

1972-09-28

Canada defeats the USSR in the eigth and final game of the ice hockey Summit Series.

1972-12-02

60th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 13-10

1973-03-31

Ken Norton defeats Muhammad Ali in a 12 round split decision

1973-09-10

Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton

1973-11-25

61st CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 22-18

1974-11-24

62nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 20-7

1975-02-11

Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for leadership of the British Conservative Party

1975-06-30

Heavyweight Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Bugner in Malaysia

1975-08-27

1st night match at US Tennis Open (Parun defeats Smith)

1975-11-23

63rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 9-8

1976-11-02

Jimmy Carter (D) defeats Gerald Ford (R) for US President

1976-11-28

64th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 23-20

1977-02-01

Hillsdale High School defeats Person High School 2-0 in basketball

1977-11-27

65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6

1978-11-26

66th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 20-13

1979-08-30

Wildest US Tennis Open match, McEnroe defeats Ilie Nastase 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. Nastase was defaulted by the umpire then reinstated

1979-08-31

16 yr old Tracy Austin defeats 14 yr old Andrea Jaeger at US Open Tennis

1979-11-25

67th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 17-9

1980-09-27

Marvin Hagler defeats Alan Minter to claim boxing's world Middleweight championship in London. They have to be escorted away by police after a riot forms.

1980-11-04

Ronald Reagan (R) defeats incumbant US President Jimmy Carter (D) by a landslide

1980-11-23

68th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 48-10

1980-11-25

Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship

1981-05-10

Francois Mitterrand defeats Valery Giscard d'Estang for Presidency of France

1981-09-07

West Tampa Fl defeats Rich Va, 6-4 to win American Legion World Series

1981-11-22

69th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-23

1982-11-13

A boxing match held in Las Vegas, Nevada, ends when Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim. Kim's death on November 17 led to significant changes in the sport.

1982-11-28

70th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 32-16

1983-03-05

Bob Hawke (Labour) defeats Australian PM Malcolm Fraser (Cons)

1983-11-27

71st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats BC Lions, 18-17

1984-01-23

Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become WWF champ

1984-11-18

72nd CFL Grey Cup: Win Blue Bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 47-17

1985-02-16

Livingston Bramble defeats Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini to win WBA champ

1985-07-14

Last USFL game-Baltimore Stars defeats Oakland Invaders, 28-24

1985-11-24

73rd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24

1986-02-07

Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent filippino dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns gave the election to Marcos

1986-09-29

Cubs Greg Maddux defeats Phillies Mike Maddux (1st rookie brothers)

1986-11-30

74th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 39-15

1987-11-29

75th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 38-36

1988-09-09

US Stars & Stripes H3 defeats NZ's KZ-1 at the 27th America's Cup: NZ appeal in court but eventually lose

1988-11-27

76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats BC Lions, 22-21

1989-09-03

Chris Evert defeats 15-year-old Monica Seles for her 101st & last US Tennis Open singles victory

1989-11-26

77th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40

1991-01-19

Sgt Slaughter defeats Ultimate Warrior for WWF championship belt

1991-06-08

College World Series: Louisiana State defeats Wichita State 6-3

1991-09-07

105th US Womens Tennis Open: Monica Seles (17) defeats Martina Navratilova (34) (76 61)

1991-11-24

79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21

1991-11-30

1st world championship of women's soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1

1991-12-03

Hulk Hogan defeats Undertaker to become 4th time WWF champion

1992-03-25

Pakistan defeats England by 22 runs to win World Cup

1992-06-27

193rd ranked Andrei Olhovsky defeats #1 seed Jim Courier at Wimbledon

1992-11-29

80th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 24-10

1993-09-04

Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM

1993-10-21

Gary Kasparov defeats Nigel Short for chess championship

1993-11-28

81st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 33-23

1995-01-29

Andre Agassi defeats Pete Sampras to win Australian Open

1995-04-02

Wrestlemania XI in Conn-Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow

1995-11-19

83rd CFL Grey Cup: Balt Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20

1996-02-17

Garry Kasparov defeats Deep Blue 4-2 in chess

1997-05-11

Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov 3.5-2.5 in chess

1998-01-09

Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title

1998-11-22

86th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 26-24

1999-05-03

Stephen Hendry defeats Mark Williams 18-11 to win the World Snooker Championship for a record seventh time.

1999-11-28

87th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Calgary Stampeders, 32-21

2000-11-26

88th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Montreal Alouettes, 28-26

2001-11-25

89th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 27-19

2002-02-24

Canada defeats the United States 5-2 to win the men's ice hockey Olympic Gold Medal

2002-11-24

90th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 25-16

2003-11-16

91st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 34-22

2004-11-21

92nd CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats BC Lions, 27-19

2005-11-27

93rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 38-35

2006-11-19

94th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Montreal Alouettes, 25-14

2007-11-25

95th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 23-19

2008-11-23

96th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Montreal Alouettes, 22-14

2009-10-04

George Papandreou's Panhellenic Socialist Movement defeats Greece's governing New Democracy party in an electoral landslide.

2009-11-29

97th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Saskatchewan Roughriders, 28-27

2010-06-24

John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon, in the longest match in tennis history.

2010-11-28

98th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Saskatchewan Roughriders, 21-18

2011-11-27

99th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 34-23

2012-09-30

Europe defeats the US 14.5-13.5 in the 39th Ryder Cup

2012-11-25

100th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 35-22

2013-01-26

Victoria Azarenka defeats Li Na to win the women's singles at the 2013 Australian Open

2013-01-27

Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to wins his third consecutive men's singles title at the 2013 Australian Open

2013-01-27

Spain defeats Denmark to win the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship

2013-03-09

Bernard Hopkins defeats Tavoris Cloud to win IBF Light Heavyweight title

2013-03-21

Martin Gould defeats Ali Carter to win the snooker 2013 Championship League

2013-03-24

Scotland defeats Sweden to win the 2013 World Women's Curling Championship

2013-05-04

Floyd Mayweather defeats Robert Guerrero to retain his WBC Welterweight title

2013-05-15

Chelsea defeats Benfica to win the UEFA Europa League

2013-06-08

Serena Williams defeats Maria Sharapova to win the French Open in tennis

2013-06-09

Rafael Nadel defeats David Ferrer to win his eighth French Open title

2013-06-23

India defeats England to win the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy in cricket

2013-06-26

Kevin Rudd defeats Julia Gillard in a leadership battle to become Australian Prime Minister

2013-09-09

Rafael Nadal defeats Novak Djokovic to win the 2013 US Tennis Open

2013-09-25

Oracle Team USA defeats Team New Zealand 9-8 to win the America's Cup

2013-09-28

Hawthorn defeats Fremantle to win the 2013 Australian Rules Premiership

2013-10-05

Wladimir Klitschko defeats Alexander Povetkin to retain his WBA Heavyweight Championship

2013-11-22

Norwegian, Magnus Carlsen defeats  Viswanathan Anand to win the 2013 World Chess Championship

2013-11-24

101st CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 45-23

2013-11-30

Australia defeats New Zealand to win the Rugby League World Cup

2014-01-01

Michael van Gerwen defeats Peter Wright to win the 2014 PDC World Darts Championship

2014-01-25

Li Na defeats Dominika Cibulková to win the Australian tennis open

2014-01-26

Stanislas Wawrinka defeats Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Tennis Open

2014-04-13

Manny Pacquiao defeats Timothy Bradley to regain his WBO welterweight boxing title

2014-05-17

Arsenal defeats Hull City to win the 2014 FA Cup Final

2014-05-17

Bayern Munich defeats Borussia Dortmund to win the 2013—14 DFB-Pokal

2014-07-13

Germany defeats Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final

2014-09-14

The United States defeats Serbia 129-92 to win the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

2014-09-27

Hawthorn Football Club defeats the Sydney Swans in the 2014 AFL Grand Final 137-74

2015-05-03

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas, NV by unanimous decision. Remains undefeated at 48-0

2016-04-10

Pacquiao Defeats Bradley by Decision, and Says Farewell to His Sport

2016-05-27

Google defeats Oracle in Java code copyright case

2016-11-27

No. 2 Ohio State Defeats No. 3 Michigan in Overtime Thriller

2017-08-27

Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Conor McGregor by TKO in 10 rounds

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