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Today in sports history: Oct. 16
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Today in sports history: Oct. 16

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In 1968, Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos give Black power salutes during the medal ceremonies and are later banned for life from all Olympic competition by the IOC. See more sports moments from this date:

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In 1965, Muhammad Ali knocks out Floyd Patterson in the 12th round to retain the world heavyweight title in Las Vegas. See more sports moments…

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In 2015, Northern Iowa stuns top-ranked North Carolina 71-67 for its first win over the nation’s No. 1 team. See more sports moments from this date:

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bruce Hornsby, Chuck Schumer, Franco Nero, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi,…

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