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In 1891, James Naismith invented basketball with peach baskets and broomsticks. Abner Doubleday is usually credited with the creation of baseball in 1839, although there is much controversy surrounding this claim. Walter Camp created the concepts of football thanks in large part to his friend, William Ebb Ellis, who picked up a soccer ball and ran through the opposing team. The Japanese have been credited by some for inventing soccer in 1004 B.C., while others point to the Aztecs or the Greeks for its invention.

November 22, 1963 – The assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years later

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