Here are just some of the interesting things that happened in the world of sports on this day:

1935 – Major League Baseball holds the first night game, between the Cincinnati Reds and the Philadelphia Phillies (more info)

1967 – The AFL grants Cincinnati a professional football franchise, which would become the Cincinnati Bengals (more info)

1976 – Muhammad Ali KO’s Richard Dunn for the heavyweight boxing title in Munich, Germany (more info)

1988 – A power outage occurs during game four of the Stanley Cup finals between the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers (more info)

1992 – Al Unser Jr. wins the 76th annual Indianapolis 500 (more info)