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Wayne Rooney is banned from driving for two years

Rooney was arrested in Wilmslow after being caught driving over the prescribed alcohol limit. He appeared at Stockport Magistrates' Court and pleaded guilty to drink driving. Rooney was fined £170 by the court and banned from driving for two years, and was ordered to complete 100 hours of unpaid work as part of a twelve-month community order.


Jerzy Kukuczka climbs all 14 Eight-thousanders

Jerzy Kukuczka became the second man to climb all 14 eight-thousanders in the world, it took him less than 8 years. He is the only person in the world who has climbed 2 eight-thousanders in one winter. Altogether, he ascended four eight-thousanders in winter, including three as first ascents.


Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello

In September 1946, Mauriello received his third world championship shot, and his first try at the World Heavyweight title, when he met Joe Louis at the Bronx's Yankee Stadium. Mauriello figured that because of his right-hand power, he had a chance against the champion, who was 55-1 coming into their bout.


The first African American plays pro football for a major team

Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard was the first African American head coach in the National Football League. Pollard along with Bobby Marshall were the first two African American players in the NFL in 1920. Football pioneer Walter Camp ranked Pollard as "one of the greatest runners these eyes have ever seen."

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