Saturday, October 31, 2020

 


On this day



In 1994, American tennis star Venus Williams made her professional debut as a 14 year old with a 6-3, 6-4 win over former NCAA champion and world No. 58 Shaun Stafford in the Bank of the West Classic in Oakland, California


In 1950, The Big Cat, Earl Lloyd became the first African-American to play a game in the NBA, scoring 6 points on debut for the Washington Capitols


In 1943, Washington Redskin Sammy Baugh passed for 6 touchdowns vs Bkln (48-10)



CK Nayudu

Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu, who was born in 1895, also known as CK, was the first captain of the Indian cricket team in Test matches. He played first-class cricket regularly till 1958, and returned for one last time in 1963 at the age of 68.

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