On this Day - do you recall this?

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2013: Sheffield United beat off competition from Doncaster Rovers and Peterborough to sign Jose Baxter.

2013: Jermaine Johnson owed “a debt to the club and its fans” after being sent off at Rotherham United, said boss Dave Jones.

2013: Sheffield Steelers’ skater Dustin Kohn recovers after a car crash. Coach Doug Christiansen praised Rylan Galiardy - although he later fired him.

2013: Rotherham boss Steve Evans calls for a response after his team lose to Aston Villa.

2012: Gary Madine claims Dave Jones could go on to be one of Sheffield Wednesday’s best ever managers.

2012: Sheffield United boss Danny Wilson wanted to keep Stephen Quinn at the Lane.

2012: Barnsley cricket club reinstated in the Yorkshire League Cup despite ‘losing’ their semi-final. Scarborough withdrew from the competition.

2011: Sheffield’s Jessica Ennis won silver in the heptathlon at the World Championships in Daegu.

2008: St Helens won the Challenge Cup with a 28-16 victory over Hull at Wembley.

2005: Michael Owen passed a medical at Newcastle ahead of signing a four-year contract with the club.

2004: Manager Sir Bobby Robson was sacked by Newcastle.

2001: Manchester United completed the signing of French World Cup winner Laurent Blanc.

1998: Damon Hill scored the Jordan team’s maiden grand prix win at a rain-soaked Spa-Francorchamps, with team-mate Ralf Schumacher in second.

1991: Bob Beamon’s 23-year-old world long jump record was broken during the World Championships in Tokyo. Carl Lewis surpassed Beamon’s leap of 8.90 metres with 8.91m, but that was not valid for the record books due to wind assistance. Then his American team-mate Mike Powell jumped a massive - and legal - 8.95m to clinch the gold medal. It has not been surpassed.

1987: Lloyd Honeyghan knocked out American Gene Hatcher in Marbella, Spain, to retain his world welterweight title. Honeyghan won in just 45 seconds, then the quickest world title stoppage in history.

1937: World heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis was taken the distance in the first of the 25 defences he would make of his title. His opponent was Welshman Tommy Farr, who survived all 15 rounds at Madison Square Garden.