1986 - Marvelous Marvin Hagler knocked out John The Beast Mugabi in the 11th round to retain the undisputed middleweight boxing championship.
1991 - Susan Butcher moved into the lead in the Iditarod Sled Dog Race as mushers neared the Bering Sea coast on the race's 10th day.
1996 - Patrick Ewing scored 26 points and hauled down 14 rebounds and Derek Harper added 23 points as the New York Knicks rolled to a 104-72 National Basketball Association victory over Chicago. The Bulls still have the best record in the NBA at 54-7.
2001 - Garrett Gehrts scored 17 points to lead three Golden Eagles in double figures as Aberdeen Central earned a berth in the State AA high school basketball tournament with a 57-56 victory over Rapid City Central. Matt Schock and Josh Mach added 12 and 11 points respectively to the Aberdeen total.
2006 - Carolin Becker poured in 29 points to lead four players in double figures as Northern State earned an 89-79 victory over Regis (Colo.) in the opening round of the North Central Region women's college basketball tournament.
2010 - Top seeds in the state girls' high school basketball tournaments are Newell (22-1) in Class B, Sisseton (22-1) in Class A, and Aberdeen Central (20-2) in Class AA. The Golden Eagles will face Sioux Falls O'Gorman in the first round.