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Mike Tyson bites off a piece of the ear of Evander Holyfield

Professional boxer Mike Tyson bit off part of his rival’s - Evander Holyfield – ear. After incident Holyfield was massively bleeding and Tyson was disqualified from the match. The match was later nicknamed to "The Bite Fight". Twenty years later both athletes eventually made peace.


Jonah Lomu becomes the youngest-ever All Black

Jonah Lomu was a New Zealand rugby union player, known to be the youngest player ever to play an international match. He is also regarded as the 1st true global rugby superstar with a huge impact on the game. For his accomplishments, he was inducted into International and also World Rugby Hall of Fame.


Russia beat Cameroon 6-1

The game broke two World Cup records. Oleg Salenko becomes the first and only player to score five goals in a single world cup game and Roger Milla, at the age of 42, becomes the oldest player to score at a world cup when he nets a consolation goal for Cameroon.


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar announces his retirement

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar acted as a professional basketball player of the Milwaukee Bucks and the LA Lakers in the NBA league. He announced his retirement after his final season with Lakers, during which they lost to the Pistons in a 4-game sweep. He held the record for most games played by a single player at the time.

Elton John becomes the Chairman of Watford Football Club

A professional football club from Hertfordshire in England, Watford FC was supported by Elton John. A lifelong fan, Elton became club chairman, declaring his ambition to take them into the First Division. That was the start of their way up from the Fourth Division. It took only 5 years to accomplish the former goal.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1966

John Cusack

born 1993

Bradley Beal

born 1960

John Elway