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2014

Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of murdering his girlfriend

Judge Thokozile Masipa delivered a verdict that Pistorius was not guilty of murder, but guilty of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, and reckless endangerment with a firearm at a restaurant. Pistorius received a prison sentence of a maximum of five years for culpable homicide.

1985

Pete Rose hits into the record books

In September 1985, Rose broke Ty Cobb's all-time hits record with his 4,192nd hit, a single to left-center field off San Diego Padres pitcher Eric Show. According to the MLB.com website, Major League Baseball continues to recognize Cobb's final hit total as 4,191, though independent research has revealed two of Cobb's hits were counted twice.

1895

English FA Cup throphy is stolen in Birmingham

The Trophy was stolen from a display in the shop window of W. Shillcock in Newton Row, Birmingham, after the Final and never recovered despite a £10 reward. The cup was replaced by a copy of the original, made by Vaughton, the former Aston Villa player and England international, who had opened a silversmith's business after his retirement.

1895

The English FA Cup trophy is stolen

The Trophy was stolen from a display in the shop window of W. Shillcock in Newton Row, Birmingham, after the Final and never recovered despite a £10 reward. The cup was replaced by a copy of the original, made by Howard Vaughton, the former Aston Villa player and England international, who had opened a silversmith's business after his retirement.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1913

Bear Bryant

born 1924

Tom Landry

died 2002

Johnny Unitas