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January 21, 2014
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January 21
1921 Kenesaw Mountain Landis took office as baseball's commissioner.
1969 The 22nd annual National Hockey League All-Star Game was played pitting for the first time the Western Division All Stars against the Eastern Team. Claude Larose of Minnesota scored with less than three minutes remaining in the game to give the West a 3-3 tie over the heavily favored East.
1969 Brooklyn Dodgers catcher Roy Campanella and St. Louis Cardinals legend Stan Musial were elected to the Hall of Fame.
1979 Pittsburgh's Terry Bradshaw fired four touchdowns to lift the Steelers over the Dallas Cowboys, 35-31, for their third Super Bowl win.
1988 The U.S. Amateur Athletic Union was created.
1998 Emerald Seelster wins the inaugural Super Bowl Series for trotters in 1:57.2 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey.
1999 NBA training camps opened after the first and only players stoppage/strike in league history.
1999 Balanced Gerry won the Super Bowl Series final in 1:57 at the Meadowlands.
2005 The Astros re-signed pitcher Roger Clemens to a one-year deal worth $18 million, which was the most in a single season for a pitcher.
2007 The Indianapolis Colts advanced to the Super Bowl after beating the New England Patriots, 38-34 in the AFC Championship Game. In the NFC contest, the Chicago Bears crushed the New Orleans Saints, 39-14.
2008 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Curlin was named 2007 Horse of the Year.
2009 New Jersey Institute of Technology ended the longest losing streak in Division I at 51 games with a 61-51 victory over Bryant.

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