Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on November 3 :

1899 — Boxer James J. Jeffries decisioned Tom Sharkey after 25 rounds of their fight at Coney Island, New York and retained the heavyweight championship. (More info.)

1961 — The Boston Patriots beat the Dallas Texans, 28-21, in an American Football League game at Nickerson Field in Boston when a fan ran onto the field of play and deflected a Texans' pass as time expired. (More info.)

1962 - Wilt Chamberlain of the San Francisco Warriors scored 72 points against the Los Angeles Lakers in a 127-115 loss in Los Angeles. (More info.)

1989 — Sarunas Marciulionis of the Golden State Warriors and Aleksandr Volkov of the Atlanta Hawks became the first Soviet athletes to play in regular-season NBA games. (More info.)

1990 — Quarterbacks David Klingler of Houston and Matt Vogler of Texas Christian, combined for 12 touchdowns and 1253 yards in a 56-35 Houston win at the Astrodome. (More info.)