Columbus sets sail, the first American intercollegiate sporting event takes place, Jesse Owens shines in Berlin, and a controversial stand-up comic dies, all on this day.
1921: Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis confirms the ban of the eight so-called "Chicago Black Sox," including "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, the day after they were acquitted by a Chicago court for allegedly throwing the 1919 World Series.
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