Today In History – 10 December

Important Events

1992 NY Yankees sign free agent pitcher Jimmy Key

1994 60th Heisman Trophy Award: Rashaan Salaam, Colorado (RB)

1995 1st meeting of NBA expansion teams, Raptors beat Grizzlies 93-81

1995 Ricky Ponting makes 96 on Test Cricket debut (Aust v Sri Lanka, WACA)

2000 89th Davis Cup: Spain beats Australia in Barcelona (3-1)

2001 67th Heisman Trophy Award: Eric Crouch, Nebraska (QB)

2005 71st Heisman Trophy Award: Reggie Bush, USC (RB); Bush later forfeits trophy

2012 78th Heisman Trophy Award: Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M (QB); first freshman to win the award

2016 82nd Heisman Trophy Award: Lamar Jackson, Louisville Cardinals (QB), the youngest player to win at 19

Today In Film & TV

1987 “Nightline” is seen in USSR for 1st time

2016 “Rogue One”, 1st of the Star Wars Anthology films, directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, premieres in Los Angeles

Today In Music

1991 “Crucible” opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 32 performances

1992 “My Favorite Year” opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 37 performances

Today In Sports

2012 78th Heisman Trophy Award: Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M (QB); first freshman to win the award

2016 82nd Heisman Trophy Award: Lamar Jackson, Louisville Cardinals (QB), youngest player to win at 19