From the Podcast:
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1571 – At the Battle of Lepanto – the Christian fleet smashed the Turkish fleet
1630 – Trimountaine is renamed Boston and becomes the capitol of Massachusetts
1813 – The first published use of “Uncle Sam” appeared in the Troy Posy1888 – An incubator is used for the first time with a premature baby
1892 – JJ Corbett knocked out John L Sullivan in the very first heavyweight title fight officially under the Marquis of Queensbury rules… it ended in the 21st round.
1965 – The Pro Football Hall of Fame opened in Canton, OH
1979 – ESPN debuts (Back then it was a lot of men’s softball from local tournaments and Australian Rules football — we called it the Every Sport Possible Network)