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This Day in Sports History — November 7

Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers
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Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on November 7:

1933 — Philadelphia voters elected to allow sporting events on Sundays. (More info.)

1943 — The Detroit Lions and the N.Y. Giants finished tied, 0-0, at Briggs Stadium in the last scoreless tie in NFL history. (More info.)

1962 — Goalie Glenn Hall of the Chicago Blackhawks saw his NHL consecutive-games record end at 502 when a back injury prevented him from starting for the first time in more than seven seasons. (More info.)

1975 — The Boston Bruins traded center Phil Esposito to the New York Rangers for defenseman Brad Park, center Jean Ratelle and two other players. (More info.)

1991 — Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers announced he was retiring from basketball because he was infected with the AIDS virus. (More info.)

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