1986 — Walter Payton becomes the first NFL player to accumulate 20,000 all-purpose yards in the Chicago Bears' 20-7 victory over the Houston Oilers. Payton has 76 yards rushing and 30 yards receiving for a career total of 20,045.
1991 — Doug Flutie of the British Columbia Lions breaks Warren Moon's CFL record for yards passing in a season with a 582-yard performance in a 45-38 overtime loss to Edmonton.
1992 — Art Monk of the Washington Redskins becomes the NFL's career receptions leader when he catches a 10-yard sideline pass in the fourth quarter of a 34-3 victory over Denver. Monk's seven catches move him past former Seattle star Steve Largent, who retired after the 1989 season with 819 receptions.
1997 — James Stewart of the Jacksonville Jaguars becomes the fourth player in NFL history and the first since 1963 to rush for five touchdowns. All the TDs are for less than 10 yards, and he finishes with 102 yards on 15 carries in Jacksonville's 38-21 victory over Philadelphia.
2003 — Michael Schumacher wins a record sixth world title. He clinches the Formula One championship by finishing eighth in the Japanese Grand Prix.