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Season - Notable Historical Events

Babe RuthSep 24, 1919

BradmanMay 31, 1930

Lou GehrigApr 26, 1931

Ted WilliamsSep 28, 1941

Byron NelsonAug 4, 1945

Maurice RichardApr 19, 1947

Ernie BanksSep 19, 1955

Willie MaysSep 20, 1955

Mickey MantleSep 29, 1956

Roger MarisSep 20, 1961

Wilt ChamberlainMar 15, 1962

Jim BrownOct 20, 1963

Bobby HullMar 12, 1966

Bobby OrrOct 19, 1966

George HalasMay 27, 1968

Phil EspositoMar 2, 1969

Nolan RyanSep 27, 1973

George BrettSep 17, 1979

Pete RoseSep 24, 1979

Gordie HoweApr 6, 1980

Mike BossyMar 3, 1981

Wayne GretzkyDec 30, 1981

Rickey HendersonAug 2, 1982

Scotty BowmanDec 19, 1984

Jari KurriJan 29, 1985

Mike DitkaDec 2, 1985

Michael JordanJan 25, 1989

Grant FuhrFeb 18, 1991

Brett HullMar 19, 1991

John StocktonApr 18, 1991

Mark McGwireSep 14, 1996

Tim RainesSep 30, 1997

Jerry SeinfeldDec 25, 1997

Barry BondsOct 4, 2001

Marty SchottenheimerJan 13, 2002

Tom BradyDec 29, 2007

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Season - Historical Events
Date Event
1881-10-31

Metropolitan club plays its last game of its non-league season They win 80 of 151 games (18-43 versus NL teams)

1882-10-28

Athletics reveal $22,000 profit in their 1st season in the American Association

1885-10-15

Hoss Radbourne pitches his 60th win of season

1885-10-17

Baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season

1888-09-06

Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season - a feat since accomplished only by Tom Richardson (twice), J.T. Hearne, Wilfred Rhodes (twice) and Tich Freeman (six times).

1891-03-03

The Penalty Spot Kick rule in Association Football is conceived, but does not come into effect until the next season.

1894-03-12

Pittsburgh issues free season tickets for ladies on Tuesday & Friday

1895-05-30

W G Grace scores his 1,000th Cricket run of the season after 22 days

1896-06-12

J.T. Hearne sets a cricket record for the earliest date of taking 100 first-class wickets in a season.

1899-10-15

Cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders

1900-05-31

Tom Hayward scores 1,000th cricket run of season (sets record 1074)

1902-09-03

Pittsburgh Pirates, win earliest pennent (full season)

1904-10-07

NY Highlander Jack Chesbro wins record 41st game of season (41-12)

1905-04-25

Latest day of 1st-class cricket in an Aust season (NSW v Qld)

1908-10-06

Yanks lose 100th game of year go 51-103 for season

1908-10-08

NY Giants set season attendance record at 910,000 (broken in 1920)

1912-10-01

Yanks lose game #100 en route to a 50-102 season

1912-10-06

Pirates Owen "Chief" Wilson hits record 36th triple of season

1915-02-16

Frank Home Run Baker, 28, announces retirement following a contract dispute with Connie Mack. He sits out 1915 season

1918-08-24

Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)

1918-08-28

Tris Speaker suspended for season due to assault on ump Tom Connolly

1918-08-31

Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)

1918-09-01

Baseball season ends due to WW I

1919-04-23

Major leagues open a reduced 140-game season

1919-09-24

Babe Ruth sets season homer mark at 28 off of Yankee Bob Shawkey

1919-09-27

Babe Ruth's 29th HR is 1st of year in Wash (1st in every park in league in one season)

1919-12-27

Red Sox owner Harry Frazee announces they will deal any player except Harry Hooper, Hooper is sent to the White Sox after 1920 season

1920-05-14

Giants inform Yankees that the lease allowing them to play in the Polo Grounds will not be renewed at end of 1920 season

1920-07-15

Ruth ties his record of 29 HRs in a season

1920-07-16

Ruth sets season home run record with 30 en route to 54

1920-09-29

Babe Ruth sets then home run season record at 54

1920-10-03

Browns 1st baseman George Sisler gets his record 257th hit of season

1923-09-30

Canton Bulldogs win 1st on way to 17-0 season

1923-10-02

Harry Heilmann goes 2-for-2, sit out rest of season, except for a pinch single on final day, hitting .403

1925-04-14

1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)

1925-10-18

Salt Lake City (PCL) Tony Lazzeri hits his 60th HR of the season

1927-04-15

Babe Ruth hits 1st of 60 HRs of season (off A's Howard Ehmke)

1927-05-28

Hammond scores his 1,000th cricket run of the season after 22 days

1928-05-31

Charlie Hallows scores his 1,000th run of Cricket season

1928-09-15

Tich Freeman becomes the only bowler to take 300 wickets in an English cricket season.

1929-09-24

Yanks Tom Zachary ends season 12-0

1930-05-31

Bradman gets his 1,000th run of the English Cricket season

1931-04-26

Lou Gehrig hits a HR but is called out for passing a runner, mistake costs him AL home run crown; he & Babe Ruth tie for season

1931-09-19

Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1

1931-09-27

Lou Gehrig completes his 6th straight season, playing in every game (.3486) Jim Bottomley (.3481)

1932-09-10

Dodgers Johnny Frederick hits record 6th pinch-hit HR of the season

1932-09-25

Jimmie Foxx hits his 58th HR in last game of season

1933-08-22

Bill Veeck urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season

1934-08-10

Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player

1934-12-10

NFL adopts player waiver rule; applies after 6th game of season

1936-01-30

Victoria need 442 to win against NSW, but lose, all out for 415 They pick "The Bees" it doesn't catch on & is scrapped by 1940 season

1936-04-23

Carl Hubbell's 1st start of season is his 17th straight win

1938-05-27

Bradman scores his 1000th cricket run of English season, earliest to do so

1938-05-31

Bill Edrich scores his 1,000th run of cricket season, all at Lord's

1938-06-18

Babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach for the rest of the season

1938-08-24

Virgil Trucks strikes out his 418th batter, highest season total in organized ball-for Andalusia in an Alabama-Florida League game

1941-09-04

NY Yankees, win earliest AL pennent (full season)

1941-09-28

Ted Williams ended the baseball season with .406 batting avg

1942-09-27

St Louis Cards win NL pennant on last day of season

1942-10-03

NY Yanks Frank Crosetti shoves ump Bill Summers in World Series, he is fined $200 & suspended for 1st 30 days of 1943 season

1942-11-20

NHL abolishes regular season OT until WW II is over

1943-01-05

Teams agrees to start season later due to WW II

1945-08-04

Golfer Byron Nelson records most tournament wins (18) in a season

1945-09-01

Phillies Vince DiMaggio ties NL record with 4th grand slam of season

1945-09-07

Joe Kuhel hits inside-the-park HR, only HR hit by a Senator all season at Washington's Griffith Stadium

1946-06-06

11 Basketball of America Association teams meet to schedule 1st season

1946-09-24

Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs

1946-10-01

Bob Feller 348th strikeout of season

1947-04-19

After scoring 45 goals during the regular season, Maurice Richard is named MVP.

1947-08-31

NY Giants set season record for HRs by a club 183 (en route to 221)

1948-08-17

Tom Henrich hits his then record tying 4th grand slam of season

1949-09-25

Despite 71 injuries, Yankees have been in 1st place all season until Red Sox move into a tie for 1st place

1949-10-02

Yanks & Red Sox, tied for 1st place, play final game of season. Yanks win 5-3 & clinch pennant #16

1950-01-18

Indians pitcher Bob Feller, after 15-14 season, takes $20,000 salary cut to $45,000, pay cut is Feller's own suggestion

1950-07-04

Braves Sid Gordon ties season grand slam record with 4

1950-10-01

Phillies win NL pennant on last day of season (10th inning HR)

1954-09-09

Indians becomes 1st Cleveland team to win 100 games in a season

1955-03-17

After Maurice Richard is suspended for the remainder of the season, riots break out in Montreal. 37 people are injured and over 100 are arrested. The following morning, Richard goes on the radio to ask citizens to stop vandalizing the city.

1955-04-21

Brooklyn Dodgers win, then record 10th straight game to begin a season

1955-09-05

Dodger Don Newcombe hits NL pitcher record 7th HR of season

1955-09-19

Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season

1955-09-20

Willie Mays is 7th player to reach 50 HRS in a season

1955-09-24

Washington Senators lose their 99th & 100th games of season

1956-04-24

AL ump Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game

1956-09-29

Yanks Mickey Mantle hits his 52nd HR of season

1957-06-13

Ted Williams becomes 1st ALer to have 2, 3-HR games in a season

1958-03-09

George Yardley (Pistons) is 1st NBAer to score 2,000 points in season

1958-03-11

Starting this season, AL batters are required to wear batting helmets

1960-10-03

Yanks win 8-7, ending season on a 15 game win streak, & record 193 HRs

1961-04-10

New Wash Senators loses 1st regular-season game 4-3 to White Sox

1961-06-29

Willie Mays is 4th major leaguer with 3 or more HRs twice in a season

1961-09-20

Roger Maris hits home run # 59 & barely misses # 60 in game 154 of the season. Yanks clinch pennant #26

1961-09-27

Sandy Koufax sets NL strikeout season record at 269

1962-03-15

Wilt Chamberlain is 1st to score 4,000 pts in an NBA season

1962-04-22

NY Mets tiea NL record by losing 9 straight to start season

1962-04-22

Pirates tie then record of 10 straight wins to start season

1962-10-03

Dodgers set major league-record season attendance of 2,755,184

1962-12-16

NY Giant YA Title sets NFL season touchdown pass record at 33 with 6 touchdowns vs Dallas (41-31)

1963-10-20

Jim Brown sets NFL single-season rushing record, 1,863 yds

1964-03-21

UCLA completes undefeated NCAA basketball season (30-0)

1964-10-02

Phillies tie major league record with season's 3rd triple play (Reds)

1965-04-21

New York World's Fair reopens for 2nd & final season

1965-09-29

Phillies catcher Pat Corrales sets record by reaching base twice on catcher's interference in one game & 6 times in one season

1965-10-03

Cubs tie major league record of 3 triple plays in a season

1966-03-12

Bobby Hull's 51st goal of season, sets record

1966-04-19

In 1st regular season game at Anaheim Stadium, Angels lose 3-1 to Chic

1966-09-29

Sandy Koufax pitches 3rd 300-strikeout season

1966-10-19

Bobby Orr makes his NHL regular-season debut for the Boston Bruins against the Detroit Red Wings

1966-12-20

NBA awards Seattle Supersonics a franchise for 1967-68 season

1967-03-08

New Orleans Saints begin selling season tickets (20,000 sold 1st day)

1967-08-02

New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season game, they lose to LA Rams 16-77

1967-08-12

New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season victory, beat St Louis 23-14

1968-05-27

George Halas retires from coaching, finishing with 318 regular-season wins and 6 NFL titles

1968-09-14

Detroit Tigers' Denny McLain's 30th victory of season

1969-03-02

Phil Esposito becomes 1st NHL Player to score 100 points in a season

1969-07-12

As the 'marching season' reaches its height there is serious rioting in Derry, Belfast and Dungiven; many familles in Belfast are forced to move from their homes

1969-07-15

Rod Carew ties record with his 7th steal of home in a season

1969-08-17

NY Jets beat NY Giants 37-14 in their 1st meeting (pre season)

1969-09-02

Ralph Houk signs 3-year contract to manage Yankees at $65,000 a season

1969-09-29

Red Sox Rico Petrocelli hits shortstop record 40th HR of season

1969-11-16

US President Nixon becomes first president to attend a season NFL game while in office: the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 41-28

1970-11-01

1st regular season Giants-Jets game, Giants win 22-10 at Shea

1971-02-20

Bruin Phil Esposito is NHL's quickest to score 50 goals in a season

1971-09-26

Jim Palmer is 4th Oriole to win at least 20 games this season

1971-09-29

Ron Hunt is hit by a pitch for record 50th time in a season

1972-04-05

Baseball season is delayed due to a strike

1972-09-14

Jason Miller's "That Championship Season," premieres in NYC

1972-10-07

1st season game at Nassau Coliseum, Flames-3, Islanders-2

1973-03-25

27th Tony Awards: That Championship Season & Little Night Music win

1973-05-31

Glenn Turner scores his 1,000th run of English cricket season

1973-09-20

Willie Mays announces retirement at end of 1973 season

1973-09-27

Nolan Ryan strikes out 16 in 11 innings, for record 383 of season

1973-12-16

O J Simpson becomes 1st NFLer to rush 2,000 yard in a season

1974-10-16

As' Ken Holtzman, who hasn't batted all season, belts 3rd inning home run in Game 4 & gets the win, 5-2

1975-10-22

World Football League disbands after the Week 12 of their second season

1976-09-12

Seattle Seahawks play 1st regular-season game (St L 30, Sea 24)

1977-10-29

Texas' Russell Erideben kicks his 3rd 60 yard field goal of the season

1978-09-04

NY Yankee pitcher Ron Guidry wins his 20th (on way to 25-3 season)

1979-03-07

Baseball exhibition season opens with semipro & amateur umpires

1979-09-17

Royals' George Brett is 6th to have 20 doubles/triples/HRs in a season

1979-09-24

Pete Rose reaches 200 hits in a season for 10th time

1979-09-29

Astros' J R Richard strikes out NL season righty record of 313

1979-12-16

QB Roger Staubach's last regular season game with the Dallas Cowboys

1980-04-02

Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st teenager to score 50 goals in a season

1980-04-06

Gordie Howe completes a record 26th season

1980-08-06

University adm declares 5 Pac-10 schools ineligible for conference titles & post-season play due to transcript & curriculum abuses

1980-08-20

Pitts Omar Moreno steals record 70 bases for 3rd consecutive season

1980-09-07

Oakland A's pitch record 78th complete game of season

1980-09-24

Braves join every NL team with 1,000,000+ attendance for this season

1981-03-03

Isle's Mike Bossy 9th & final hat trick of season-4 goals

1981-09-17

Fernando Valenzuela sets NL rookie record with 8th shutout of season

1981-12-30

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season

1982-02-12

Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, breaking NHL record

1982-02-24

Wayne Gretzky scores NHL-record 78th goal of season en route to 92

1982-03-25

Wayne Gretzky becomes 1st NHL to score 200 points in a season

1982-04-05

Cards' Jim Kaat, pitches in record 24th consecutive season

1982-04-20

Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season

1982-04-22

Atlanta Braves lose after winning 1st 13 games of season

1982-04-30

Atlanta Braves win record 12th straight from beginning of season

1982-08-02

Oakland's Rickey Henderson steals his 100th base of the season

1982-08-27

Rickey Henderson steals 119th base of season breaks Lou Brock's mark

1983-01-10

NY Supreme Court issues a preliminary injunction barring NY Yankees from playing season-opening series against Tigers in Denver

1983-03-06

US Football League begins its 1st season

1983-07-27

Gaylord Perry joins Nolan Ryan & Steve Carlton to reach 3,500 career strikeouts this season, he also wins his 1st game as a Royal

1983-09-13

Dan Quisenberry record 39th season save

1983-09-13

Oakland's Rickey Henderson 3rd straight 100 steals for season

1983-09-24

Braves Dale Murphy is 6th to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases in season

1983-10-08

1st regular season Islander OT game beat Caps 8-7

1984-02-11

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL short handed season scoring record at 11

1984-09-03

Bruce Sutter breaks NL record for saves in a season with his 38th

1984-12-09

LA Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,003 yards

1984-12-19

Scotty Bowman wins his 691st regular season game, the most wins by any coach in NHL history

1985-01-09

Flames set NHL record 264th regular season game without being shut-out

1985-01-26

Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season

1985-01-29

Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th pt of season in game 39

1985-03-29

Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 126th assist

1985-04-04

Tulane University cancels its basketball season amidst scandal

1985-04-28

Fernando Valenzuela sets record of 41 scoreless inn to start season

1985-09-25

Rickey Henderson steals Yankee record 75th base of season

1985-12-02

Chicago Bears' head coach Mike Ditka and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan come to blows on the sideline in a loss to the Miami Dolphins, Chicago's only loss of the season

1986-03-07

Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 136th assist

1986-04-04

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season

1986-04-13

Boston Celtics end season with a 40-1 home win record

1986-08-12

Don Baylor gets hits by a pitch for a record 25th time in a season

1986-09-13

Bert Blyleven gives up a record 44 HRs in a season

1986-09-14

Saskatchewan & Hamilton play 1st CFL regular-season overtime game

1986-09-26

Bobby (Patrick Duffy) returns to Dallas, his death is attributed to his wife Pam's bad dream (erases all of last season)

1986-10-02

Mike Scott is 3rd NL pitcher to strike out 300 in a season (306)

1986-10-15

Longest post season game, Mets beat Astros 7-6 in 16 & win NL pennant

1987-04-16

Michael Jordon becomes 2nd NBA to score 3000 points in a season

1987-04-19

LA Clippers end season with a terrible 12-70 record

1987-04-21

Brewers lose, ending AL season-opening winning streak at 13 games

1987-04-21

Milwaukee Brewers lose after 13th straight victory to start season

1987-07-16

Don Mattingly hits his 4th grand slam of season & ties AL record of homers in 6 straight games (on way to tie major league record of 8)

1987-08-02

Eric Davis is 7th to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases in one season

1987-09-02

Kevin Bass is 1st NLer to switch hit HRs in a game twice in 1 season

1987-09-22

2nd regular-season National Football League player strike begins

1987-11-29

New Orleans Saints win, assuring their 1st winning NFL season

1988-04-04

Largest crowd (55,438) at a season game at Riverfront (Reds Vs Cards)

1988-04-20

Balt Orioles set worst record to start a season 0-14 (will go 0-21)

1988-04-26

NBA approves addition of 3rd referee in 1988-89 season

1988-04-30

Baltimore Orioles win record 14th straight from beginning of season

1988-05-18

In just Oakland's 39th of the season, pitcher Dave Stewart breaks record with his 12th balk en route to 16

1988-05-29

Graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season

1988-08-08

Jose Canseco becomes 11th to get 30 HRs & 30 steals in a season

1988-09-04

Phoenix Cardinals play 1st regular-season NFL game

1988-09-12

1st NFL regular-season game played in Phoenix; Cowboys beat Card

1988-10-02

Minnesota Twins are 1st AL club ever to break 3 million season attendance

1989-01-25

Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season

1989-02-12

Gretzky sets 2 records, his 45th hat trick & 10th 40+ goal season

1989-05-24

NY Yankee hurler Lee Gutterman sets record of pitching 30-2/3 innings before giving up his 1st run of season

1989-06-03

Nolan Ryan pitches his 2nd one-hitter this season & 11th overall

1989-06-08

Pirates score 10 in 1st (their best inning since 1942), prompts Pirate broadcaster Jim Rooker to say he would walk from Pitts to Phila if Pirates lost, Phillies beat them 15-11, Rooker walks at end of season

1989-08-28

1st regular-season matchup of defending Cy Young Award winners

1989-10-14

Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards

1990-06-06

For 2nd time this season, Cecil Fielder belts 3 home runs in a game

1990-06-14

NL announces plans to expand from 12 to 14 teams for 1993 season

1990-08-31

Dennis Eckersley saves his 40th game of the season

1990-09-10

1st time in NY Yankee history they are completely swept season series, Oakland A's beat them 12 games to 0

1990-09-21

Pirate Bobby Bond is 2nd to hit 30 HRs & steal 50 bases in a season (so he can play in 6 decades) because it is a publicity stunt

1990-10-16

Reds beat A's 7-0, ending Oakland's 10-game post-season winning streak

1991-02-18

Edmonton Oiler goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NHL after season-long suspension for substance abuse & shuts out NJ Devils 4-0

1991-03-19

St Louis Blues Brett Hull is 3rd NHLer to score 80 goals in a season

1991-04-14

Chic Blackhawks becomes 1st NHL regular season champion in 20 years to lose in 1st round of the playoffs (To Minn North Stars)

1991-04-18

John Stockton breaks his own NBA season assist record at 1,136

1991-11-18

Auburn men's basketball team was placed on 2 yr probation for recruiting violations & is not eligble for post-season play in 1991-92

1991-11-23

Brigham Young Ty Detmer finishes NCAA career with record 4,031 yards passed in a season & 15,031 for career

1992-03-21

2nd WLAF season begins

1992-03-26

NHL NY Rangers clinch 1st NHL regular season championship in 50 years

1992-06-29

A's Dennis Eckersley sets record of 26th straight save of season

1992-08-17

Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0

1992-08-29

Randy Myers blows his 6th save of the season & it marks the 5th time he's blown a potential win for Greg Harris

1992-12-09

NJ Devils organization announces that it will change its colors to black, red, & white for the 1992-93 season

1993-06-09

Tickets for Indians 1st season in Jacobs Field go on sale

1993-09-08

Houston's Darryl Kile throws 3rd no-hitter of season in 7-1 over Mets

1993-09-18

LA Mighty Ducks play their 1st NHL pre-season game against Penguins

1993-10-30

Toronto Maple Leafs lose 1st game of season after going 10-0-0

1994-03-19

NJ Devils club record 41st win of the season

1994-04-14

NJ Devils end best regular season, 47-25-12 record for 106 points

1994-09-14

All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season

1994-10-13

Earliest start of Sheffield Shield season (Queensland v Tasmania)

1995-01-20

1994-95 NHL Season begin after a lengthy strike

1995-04-02

Baseball season opener delayed until April 26

1995-04-02

Owners accept baseball players proposal, agree to start season 4/26

1995-04-07

Baseball exhibition season begins late due to strike

1995-04-26

Baseball season begins after lengthy strike

1995-09-10

Browns & Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleve for only time, Browns 22-6 over Tampa, Indians 5-3 over Orioles

1995-09-26

Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov)

1995-09-30

Cleve Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season

1996-04-11

Detroit Red Wings become 2nd NHL team to win 60 games in a season

1996-04-20

Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season

1996-07-14

NY Yanks sweep complete season series in Baltimore for 1st time

1996-09-14

As' Mark McGwire is 13th player to hit 50-HRs in a season

1996-09-14

Dean Headley takes 3rd cricket hat-trick of season, Kent v Hampshire

1996-09-29

Balt Orioles end season with record 257 HRs

1996-10-05

NY Yankee Bernie Williams switch hits HRs in a post season game

1996-10-22

NY Yankee Bernie Williams hits record tying 7th post season HR, as Yanks tie record of 6th straight post season road win (en route to 8)

1996-10-24

Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win (with no loses)

1997-09-20

Yanks clinch 37th appearance in post season, 3rd consecutive

1997-09-30

1st time 3 cons HRs in post season-Raines, Jeter, O'Neill (NY Yankees)

1997-09-30

Yanks Tim Raines, Derek Jeter & Paul O'Neill are 1st to hit 3 consecutively homers in post season (Yanks beat Indians 8-6)

1997-12-21

Detroit Lions Barry Sanders is 3rd to run for 2,000 yards in a season

1997-12-25

Jerry Seinfeld says this is the final season of his TV show

1998-02-08

NHL stops season until Feb 24th to accomodate the Olympics

1998-02-24

NHL resumes season since Feb 8th to accomodate the Olympics

1998-04-04

NFL Europe (Formerly WLAF), kicks off season

1999-01-17

"The Miss", Minnesota Viking placekicker Gary Anderson had become the first kicker in history to finish the regular season without missing a field goal or extra point attempt, but misses a field goal late in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game, allowing the Atlanta Falcons to tie the game and eventually win it in overtime

2001-10-04

Barry Bonds hits his 70th home run, tying Mark McGwire for the most home runs hit in a single season

2001-10-05

Barry Bonds hits his 71st home run, breaking Mark McGwire's record of 70 for the most home runs hit in a single season (Bonds would end up with 73 in total)

2002-01-13

In a controversial move, Marty Schottenheimer is fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins after just one season

2002-05-10

Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season

2002-09-09

Pitcher Randy Johnson reaches 300 strikeouts for the fifth consecutive season, extending his major league record

2004-05-06

TV sitcom Friends airs season finale in 10th and final season in US (52.5 million viewers)

2004-10-01

Baseball: Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki gets his 258th hit of the season, breaking George Sisler's 84-year-old single-season record.

2005-02-16

2004-05 NHL season is canceled by league commissioner Gary Bettman. This was the first time that a North American professional sports league had to cancel a season due to a labor dispute

2005-09-29

Chicago White Sox clinch their first division title since 2000 and become just the 10th team in the history of baseball to be in first place on every day of the season

2005-10-02

NFL plays first regular season game outside United States when the Arizona Cardinals defeat the San Francisco 49ers 31-14 in Mexico City, Mexico

2005-10-22

Tropical Storm Alpha forms in the Atlantic Basin, making the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season the most active Atlantic hurricane season on record with 22 named storms.

2007-12-29

Tom Brady sets a then-NFL record, throwing his 50th TD pass, and the New England Patriots become the first team in NFL history to finish the regular season 16-0.

2008-12-28

The Detroit Lions finished the season 0-16 with a 31-21 lost to the Green Bay Packers The first time in National Football League history that a team went winless in a 16-game season.

2013-01-19

The 2012-2013 NHL season begins after a 119-day lockout

2013-05-08

Sir Alex Ferguson announces his retirement as Manchester United's manager at the end of the season

2014-06-24

Sidney Crosby wins the Hart Memorial Trophy and the Ted Lindsay Award for the 2014 NHL season

2015-11-30

NBA star Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers announces he will retire at the end of the 2015-16 season.

2016-07-31

Game of Thrones to end after season eight in 2018

2017-04-21

Fox is reopening 'The X-Files' for 2017-18 season

2017-04-26

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

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Season - Notable Birthdays

Ted WilliamsAug 30, 1918

Kelly ClarksonApr 24, 1982

Season - Birthdays
Date Event
1850-11-05

Ella Wheeler Wilcox, The Belle of the Season

1869-04-28

Clement C. Young, Governor C.C. Young Hails Greater Talkie Season

1883-05-29

Allan R. Dafoe, Variety Views (1941-1942 Season) #2: Northern Neighbors

1886-04-06

Caesar Dunn, The Mating Season

1888-10-31

Ethel Gabriel, Season of Passion

1905-05-03

Sebastian Lewis Shaw, actor (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste)

1906-12-12

William C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Season restaurant, NYC)

1907-04-20

Miran Bux, cricketer (his one season of Test & 1st-class play 1954-55)

1909-04-28

Early Cantrell, Open Season for Saps

1909-11-28

Samuel Colt, The Mating Season

1912-02-11

Roy Fuller, Failsworth, Lancashire, English poet/novelist (Lost Season)

1912-06-06

Aida Horton, Compliments of the Season

1916-9-16

Lillian Zuckerman, The Mean Season

1917-01-17

Sam Locke, The Saucer Season

1918-08-30

Ted Williams, American baseball player, last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47)

1919-02-26

Mason Adams, NYC, actor (Charlie Hume-Lou Grant, Deadliest Season)

1919-05-14

John Hope, Hurricanes '95: Season on Edge

1921-05-23

Ray Lawler, Season of Passion

1923-01-22

Jean Bousquet, My Favorite Season

1924-05-26

Leonard Maguire, A Dry White Season

1924-12-17

Dennis Cross, The Sticking Season

1926-05-17

Gudrun McCleary, Open Season

1928-07-24

Michael Currie, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

1928-12-03

Millie Moore, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

1929-01-11

György Pintér, Season of Monsters

1929-10-24

James Brosnan, baseball player/writer (Long Season)

1929-11-11

Dick Haskins, High Season for Spies

1929-11-19

Jozef Dóczy, The Beginning of Season

1930-02-19

Gerald Sinstadt, Champions 2: Manchester United Official Review of the 93/94 Season

1930-08-08

Gene Bartow, Greatest Single Season Performances

1931-12-09

Ladislav Smoljak, An Uncertain Season

1932-03-20

Marthe Villalonga, My Favorite Season

1932-07-31

John R. Searle, Bee Season

1933-02-17

Patricia Hooker, A Season in Hell

1933-06-02

Leonard C. Kroll, A Dry White Season

1934-03-26

Gino Cappelletti, Greatest NFL Post Season Performances

1934-05-22

Joel Rapp, The Saucer Season

1934-11-25

John Drummond, Last Night of the Proms: The 100th Season

1935-02-19

Dave Niehaus, Sweet 116: The 2001 Seattle Mariners History Making Season

1935-05-29

Andre P Brink, South African writer (Dry White Season)

1935-05-29

André P. Brink, A Dry White Season

1935-08-21

Shirley Hillard, Season of Change

1936-01-25

Onat Kutlar, A Season in Hakkari

1936-07-08

Ralph Strait, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

1938-05-25

Raymond Carver, poet/short story writer (Furious Season)

1938-10-14

Essex Smith, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

1939-02-09

Janet Suzman, South African actress (Dry White Season, Nuns on the Run)

1940-07-15

Patrick Gouran, The Final Season

1940-07-24

Warren Farlow, Season's Greedings

1942-07-23

Madeline Bell, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

1943-01-08

Alberto Isaac, The Burning Season

1943-06-16

Ron Wright, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

1947-08-19

Terry Hoeppner, Rewriting the Book: A Tribute to a Storybook Season

1947-9-01

Ed Podolak, Greatest NFL Post Season Performances

1948-05-16

Joan Mankin, Bee Season

1948-06-09

Jim Bailey, NCAA punter (most punts in season-101, Va Milt Academy)

1948-07-28

Georgia Engel, Open Season

1948-9-30

Jean-Pierre Bouvier, My Favorite Season

1949-04-16

Ann Romney, Ann Romney Is Here Today, and She's in the Kitchen with Rachael! Then, Sophia Bush Is Dishing on the New Season of "Chicago P.D.!"

1949-08-10

Malek Jahan Khazai, The Fifth Season

1949-11-15

June Ballinger, Tis the Season

1950-06-19

Constance Forslund, San Diego California, actress (Shining Season)

1951-03-14

Season Hubley, All My Children

1953-06-27

Terhi Panula, Rain Season

1953-9-29

Warren Cromartie, Season of the Samurai

1955-10-19

Dan Gutman, The Winning Season

1957-06-02

Phil Faicco, Season of the Hunted

1958-01-13

Euzhan Palcy, A Dry White Season

1958-11-05

Brian Leonard, Bee Season

1959-01-02

Janice Doskey, Season of Fear

1959-05-14

Steve Hogarth, Marillion: Out of Season

1959-9-10

Stacey Nelkin, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

1959-9-14

Ron Broadway, Off Season

1960-12-10

Kenneth Branagh, Belfast, actor/director (High Season, Dead Again)

1964-03-04

Tom Lampkin, Sweet 116: The 2001 Seattle Mariners History Making Season

1964-04-28

Cary Lucier, Behind the Brains: Season 1

1964-06-08

Gavin Packard, Season

1964-07-21

Robert Croker, Hunting Season

1964-10-25

Angela Roberts, Open Season

1965-02-12

Richard A. Cohen, Season of a Lifetime

1965-07-29

Luis Alicea, Greatest Regular Season Catches

1965-9-10

Season Porter, Daily Guinness

1966-03-01

Marc B. Lorber, Off Season

1966-03-10

Rajendra Prasad K., Saawan... The Love Season

1966-12-31

Matthew W. Taylor, Open Season

1968-01-23

Greg Benson, Mating Season

1968-05-27

James Felix McKenney, The Off Season

1969-01-14

Adam Edward Brooks, The Season

1969-05-10

Dennis Bergkamp, Arsenal: The Untouchables - Season Review 2003/2004

1969-11-16

Mark Yuhasz, The Final Season

1970-01-29

Istvan Szori, Season of the Witch

1970-03-16

Brad Schacter, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

1970-05-30

Jeffrey Sebelia, Reunion Special: Season 3

1970-06-03

Will Schmeckpeper, A Season for Brooding

1970-06-15

Brian Kushner, Killa Season

1970-07-27

Péter Vajda, Season Finale

1971-06-08

Troy Vincent, The Season from Hell/Over the Edge/The Most Dangerous 8 Seconds

1971-10-06

Brooks Elms, Snapshots from a .500 Season

1972-03-24

Nurit Monacelli, The Pilot Season Survival Guide

1972-07-20

Martyn G. Krouse, Season of the Hexenbiest

1973-02-06

Joshua J. Masters, Mud Season

1973-02-20

James A. Jaworski, Hunting Season

1973-02-26

Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Manchester United: Official Review 1997/98 Season

1973-04-15

Judith Stambler, The Dry Season

1973-06-10

Pokey Reese, Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox

1973-06-10

Allen Richards, Hunting Season

1973-07-03

Balázs Révész, Season of the Witch

1974-03-11

Jon Dalton, the infamous "Jonny Fairplay" from the 7th and 16th season of Survivor

1974-11-02

Orlando Cabrera, Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox

1975-01-06

Steve Pick, Kinect Sports: Season Two

1975-04-04

Scott Rolen, Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox

1975-04-30

Tonya Wade, The Season

1975-07-11

Margit Ritz, Season Finale: Part 2

1975-07-31

Gabe Kapler, Faith Rewarded: The Historic Season of the 2004 Boston Red Sox

1975-10-24

Melissa Hutchison, The Walking Dead: The Game - Season 2

1976-02-16

Eric Byrnes, The Best of Master Debaters: Season 1

1976-03-09

Ben Mulroney, Season Finale Results Show

1976-06-22

Andrew M. LaMarche, Closed for the Season

1976-06-23

Patrick Vieira, Arsenal: The Untouchables - Season Review 2003/2004

1976-08-07

Collin Wigley, Dead Season

1976-10-07

Gilberto Silva, Arsenal: The Untouchables - Season Review 2003/2004

1976-11-19

Monica Popa, Out of Season

1976-12-01

Linda Ramos, Duck Season

1976-12-28

Oden Roberts, A Fighting Season

1977-11-02

Reshma Shetty, Off-Season Greetings: Part 1

1977-11-09

Frantisek Stepanek, Season of the Witch

1978-04-11

Brett Claywell, The Final Season

1978-07-11

Thomas Stone, Voracious: Season Two, Volume One

1978-08-11

DJ Megatron, Killa Season

1978-10-20

Michael Johns, American Idol (season 7) finalist

1978-10-22

Zuzanna Szadkowski, The Pilot Season Survival Guide

1978-12-13

Okan Yalabik, Hunting Season

1978-9-24

Tarek Saab, Season Finale

1979-03-19

Riza Kocaoglu, Hunting Season

1979-05-10

Dan Buckley, Season of Darkness

1980-02-13

Josh Cole, A Fighting Season

1980-02-18

Season FauntLeRoy, Jeepers Creepers II

1980-04-15

Chad Potts, Best of Bass Champs Season 11

1980-10-30

Aaron Conrad, Season of the Wolf

1980-12-20

Ashley Cole, Arsenal: The Untouchables - Season Review 2003/2004

1980-9-21

Heidi McNeil, Open Season

1981-01-06

Nicki McFarlane, Hunting Season

1981-03-28

Joe Huth, Knight Rider: Under the Hood - 'Knight Rider' Season 1 DVD

1981-06-17

Robert Pik, Season of the Witch

1981-06-22

Monty Oum, Red vs. Blue: Season 10

1981-11-19

Clint Comer, Season One Awards Ceremony 2

1981-9-11

Aneesa Ferreira, The Real World Movie: The Lost Season

1981-9-30

Fernanda Dorogi, Season of the Witch

1982-04-24

Kelly Clarkson, Fort Worth, Texas, American singer and winner of the inaugural season of TV series American Idol

1982-06-27

Roshawn Franklin, The Season

1982-08-21

Adam Deyoe, Dead Season

1982-9-30

Ryan Stout, Best of Season 2: New York's Finest

1983-03-31

Ashley Esqueda, Season 1 Recap Special

1983-04-10

Marc L. Fusco, Dead Season

1983-05-25

Fernando Jay Huerto, Season's Beatings 2: New Year's Beatings

1983-05-26

Martin Nance, Rewriting the Book: A Tribute to a Storybook Season

1983-05-28

Will Thompson, Tax Season

1983-9-13

Natalie Riedmann, Season Finale

1984-02-26

Emmanuel Adebayor, Arsenal: Season Review 2007/2008

1984-04-03

Rebekah Kennedy, Season of the Witch

1984-04-16

Claire Foy, Season of the Witch

1984-05-28

J.R. Writer, Killa Season

1984-10-26

Amanda Overmyer, American Singer, American Idol (season 7)

1984-10-30

Jessica Kroeber, Open Season

1984-12-10

Erin Lund, The Final Season

1984-9-17

Cheyenne Twiner, Life with Derek: The Complete First Season - Bonus Material

1985-01-01

Danny Perea, Duck Season

1985-03-28

Zachary Browne, Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season

1985-06-13

David Ott, Deer Season

1985-10-17

Matt Aquin, The Winning Season

1985-11-11

Jessica Sierra, American Idol season 4 finalist

1986-11-03

Beth Kingston, Season of the Witch

1987-04-16

Neil Haskell, Finalist of SYTYCD Season 3

1987-04-19

Angelina Aucello, The Winning Season

1987-06-12

Sriparna Dey, Season Two: No Budget Film

1987-06-26

Samir Nasri, Arsenal Season Review 2008/2009

1987-07-10

Devon Friese, The Final Season

1987-9-08

Alex Atkinson, It's, Like, Break-Up Season

1988-01-16

Nicklas Bendtner, Arsenal: Season Review 2007/2008

1988-04-15

Marissa Merrill, Dead Season

1988-06-23

Eric Stirpe, The Walking Dead: The Game - Season 2

1988-08-21

Paris Bennett, American singer and finalist on American Idol (season 5)

1988-08-24

Alexander Roos, The Final Season

1988-12-12

Alfred Morris, Tough Season

1988-12-16

Daryl Brunt, Season Finale Results Show

1988-9-30

Becca Hardy, Off-Season

1989-07-01

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Infiniti Season Review: A Look Back at 2014

1990-07-05

Diego Cataño, Duck Season

1990-9-02

Samuel McAuley, Wrestling Season

1991-03-07

Slavin Slavchev, Season 3 Final

1991-11-08

Samantha Shannon, The Bone Season

1995-12-04

Victoria Bennett, Comeback Season

Season - Notable Weddings

Kurt RussellMar 17, 1979

Carrie UnderwoodJul 10, 2010

Season - Weddings
Date Event
1979-03-17

Actor Kurt Russell (28) weds actress Season Hubley (28)

2006-09-02

"Color Me Badd" singer Sam Watters (36) weds American Idol first season finalist Tamyra Gray (27) on a cliff on the island of Capri

2007-08-25

Dallas Stars hockey player Mike Modano (37) weds "Dancing with the Stars" season 3 alumna Willa Ford (26) in Athens, Texas

2008-10-05

American Idol season 6 fourth finalist LaKisha Jones (28) weds financial adviser Larry Davis at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

2008-11-17

Heartthrob finalist from Top Chef's second season Sam Talbot (30) weds Colombian model and t-shirt designer Paola Guerrero in a secret wedding ceremony at City Hall in New York City

2010-07-10

Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia

2010-10-10

American Idol Season 9 runner-up Crystal Bowersox (25) weds musician Brian Walker at the Uncommon Ground Cafe in Chicago

Season - Divorces
Date Event
2011-11-16

Second season American Idol winner Rubben Studdard (33) divorces Surata Zuri McCants due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Season - Notable Deaths

Ted WilliamsJul 5, 2002

Season - Deaths
Date Event
1919-10-30

Ella Wheeler Wilcox, The Belle of the Season

1943-06-02

Allan R. Dafoe, Variety Views (1941-1942 Season) #2: Northern Neighbors

1947-12-26

Clement C. Young, Governor C.C. Young Hails Greater Talkie Season

1958-11-07

Beulah Parkington, The Mating Season

1983-11-10

Aida Horton, Compliments of the Season

1986-08-01

Samuel Colt, The Mating Season

1988-08-02

Raymond Carver, poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50

1991-04-06

Dennis Cross, The Sticking Season

1992-01-22

A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47

1992-07-31

Ralph Strait, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

1994-12-23

Sebastian Lewis Shaw, actor (High Season, Ace of Spades), dies at 89

1995-01-11

Onat Kutlar, A Season in Hakkari

1995-02-02

Phillip Borsos, Tasmanian/Canadian director (Mean Season), dies

1996-09-02

Jean Bousquet, My Favorite Season

1997-05-23

Early Cantrell, Open Season for Saps

1997-09-12

Leonard Maguire, A Dry White Season

1998-09-18

Sam Locke, The Saucer Season

2001-04-09

Patricia Hooker, A Season in Hell

2001-09-09

Season Porter, Daily Guinness

2002-06-13

John Hope, Hurricanes '95: Season on Edge

2002-07-05

Ted Williams, baseball hall of famer and last player to bat over.400 in a single season (Boston Red Sox) dies at 84

2003-09-04

György Pintér, Season of Monsters

2004-10-11

Lillian Zuckerman, The Mean Season

2005-09-17

Leonard C. Kroll, A Dry White Season

2005-10-04

Shirley Hillard, Season of Change

2006-09-06

John Drummond, Last Night of the Proms: The 100th Season

2006-10-12

Gudrun McCleary, Open Season

2007-06-19

Terry Hoeppner, Rewriting the Book: A Tribute to a Storybook Season

2009-12-22

Michael Currie, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

2010-03-12

Warren Farlow, Season's Greedings

2010-06-06

Ladislav Smoljak, An Uncertain Season

2010-11-10

Dave Niehaus, Sweet 116: The 2001 Seattle Mariners History Making Season

2011-03-27

DJ Megatron, Killa Season

2012-01-03

Gene Bartow, Greatest Single Season Performances

2012-05-18

Gavin Packard, Season

2012-12-01

Patrick Gouran, The Final Season

2013-01-21

Jozef Dóczy, The Beginning of Season

2015-02-01

Monty Oum, Red vs. Blue: Season 10

2015-02-06

André P. Brink, A Dry White Season

2015-09-17

Millie Moore, Halloween III: Season of the Witch

2015-09-26

Joan Mankin, Bee Season


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