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The first female plays in a NHL exhibition game

In 1992, Manon Rhéaume signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL, appearing in preseason exhibition games in 1992 and 1993. She spent five years in professional minor leagues, playing for a total of 7 teams and appearing in 24 games. She also played on the Canada women's national ice hockey team, winning Gold Medals at the IIHF Women's World Championship in 1992 and 1994.


Liverpool set an English League Cup record, beating Fulham 10-0

A crowd of just 13,498 turned up to watch Ian Rush and John Wark help themselves to two goals apiece, while the rampaging Steve McMahon scored four times and even missed a penalty to boot. A further goal each from Ronnie Whelan and Steve Nicol fleshed out the comprehensive 10-0 rout.


Alfredo Di Stefano makes his debut for Real Madrid

Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé was an Argentine-Spanish professional footballer and coach. He is regarded as one of the best footballers of all time, and is best known for his achievements with Real Madrid, where he was instrumental in the club's domination of the European Cup and La Liga during the 1950s.


Rocky Marciano knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott

Marciano faced the World Heavyweight Champion Jersey Joe Walcott, in Philadelphia in September 1952. Walcott dropped Marciano in the first round and steadily built a points lead. In the 13th, Walcott used his trademark feint to set up his right hand, but Marciano's "Suzie Q" landed first, a powerful right hook causing Walcott to slump to his knees with his arm draped over the ropes.

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