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Andrew Strauss toasted his match-settling century as a career moment he would cherish as England rewrote history with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand at Old Trafford.
In that state, one clerk rewrote history by simply categorizing people as black, white or mulatto, Griffith says, and "you will find that a great many of those listed as mulattoes were Native American.
Louis Cardinals' Mark McGwire rewrote history with his unprecedented 70th home run, QVC clinched the season with smashing success.