This Day in Sports (August 16)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 16th?
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1. 1743: Jack Broughton publishes 'Rules of the Ring', which contains the “code” for which sport?
Wrestling
Boxing
Sumo Wrestling
Taekwondo
2. 1903: The Detroit Tigers play a home game in this Ohio city.
Cleveland
Toledo
Akron
Cincinnati
3. 1920: This MLB player is hit in the head with a baseball and later dies because of the injuries caused by it.
Aroldis Chapman
John Lekison
Ray Chapman
Rex Chapman
4. 1948: This baseball player dies at the age of 53 of throat cancer.
Babe Ruth
Lou Gehrig
Hank Aaron
Cy Young
5. 1954: This magazine begins publishing.
Sports Illustrated
ESPN
Slam
Baseball Digest
6. 1965: The AFL awards its first expansion franchise. Which team was it?
Jacksonville Jaguars
Green Bay Packers
Miami Dolphins
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7. 1976: The NFL plays a game in this East Asian country.
Laos
Japan
Taiwan
China
8. 1981: New Zealand records the highest score in a World Cup soccer(football) match. How many goals did they score?
11
12
13
14
9. 1997: The Stanley Cup leaves North America for the second time to go to this country.
Italy
Nigeria
Norway
Russia
10. 2003: This 18 year old makes his Premier League debut for Manchester United.
Patrick Vieira
Ryan Giggs
Christiano Ronaldo
Thierry Henry
11. 2009: This sprinter sets the record for the 100 meter sprint.
Justin Gatlin
Carl Lewis
Usain Bolt
The Flash
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