- 1956 - (Above) P.S. 156 Playground opens in Manhattan. Now known as Holcombe Rucker Park, or The Rucker, it may be the most famous streetball venue in the world.
- 1985 - (Above) Bobby Knight, Hall of Fame coach of the Indiana Hoosiers, is ejected from the game with arch-rival Purdue. Knight uses an obscenity to communicate his displeasure with an official's call, which earns him a technical foul. He then hurls a folding chair across the court, resulting in his ejection.
- 1990 - Juliet Jackson hits six free throws down the stretch to give the Arkansas Razorbacks an 82-77 upset victory over the University of Texas, ending the longest winning streak in the history of women's basketball at 183 games.
- 1993 - Utah’s John Stockton picks up seven assists in a 105-78 loss to Houston, becoming only the fourth guard (along with Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas) in NBA history to reach the 8,000 career assist plateau.
- 2008 - The NJIT Highlanders lose to Utah Valley State, 76-50, ending their season with a 0-29 record. The 29 losses establishes a new NCAA Division I record for futility in a season.
- 2009 - The New Jersey Nets were playing the Philadelphia 76ers at home in the Izod Center. With 1.8 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Nets were down 96-95. Bobby Simmons inbounded the ball to guard Devin Harris. Harris ran up the court and tried to shoot over the Philadelphia guard Andre Iguodala. Iguodala blocked it. Harris got the ball back and shot it back up from half-court with 0.1 second left in the game. The shot went in. Iguodala quickly ran off the court into the locker room telling fans the shot was no good. After some discussion, the referees decided the shot was good. The Nets won the game 98-96.