1986 - University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias died from a dose of cocaine that he had probably snorted only minutes before he collapsed in his dorm room, the state medical examiner said.
1991 - Herschel Walker and the Minnesota Vikings agreed to a one-year contract after sometimes acrimonious negotiations.
1996 - Colin Cantalope pitched a two-hitter as Aberdeen's VFW Teeners downed Milbank 11-0 in the opening game of a doubleheader. Ron Thennis followed with a two-hitter of his own as Aberdeen won the nightcap 10-2. Both pitchers struck out nine batters.
2006 - Tyler Mullner and Chris Maier hit RBI singles in the 10th inning to lift the Aberdeen 15-16 B Teeners to an 11-9 victory over Pierre in the first game of a doubleheader. Aberdeen completed the sweep with a four-inning 15-1 victory in the nightcap.
2010 - Yovani Gallardo pitched a five-hitter and struck out a dozen Minnesota batters while Rickie Weeks and Prince Fielder drove in two runs each to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-0 win over the Twins.