September 24, 1989 -- BILLS WIN SHOOTOUT IN HOUSTON * *
In one of the most memorable wins in franchise history, the Bills outgunned the Oilers 47-41 in overtime. Jim Kelly threw for 363 yards and 5 TDs, including the game-winner to Andre Reed for Buffalo's first win in the Astrodome since 1966.*September 24, 1990 -- THOMAS RUSHES FOR CAREER HIGH *Thurman Thomas ran for a career high 214 yards in a 30-7 victory over the Jets on Monday Night Football.
September 24, 1967 -- ROCKPILE PART OF AFL HISTORY
The 10 millionth fan to see an AFL game passed through the turnstiles at War Memorial Stadium.
September 24, 1967 -- AFTER 142 GAMES, A BUFFALO FIRST
After 142 games including the postseason, the Bills suffered their first shutout loss, 23-0, to the Boston Patriots.
September 24, 1972 -- O.J. DOMINATES FORMER IDOLS
O.J. Simpson, playing against "football men I idolized as a teenager," rushed for 138 yards and the Bills rallied for two touchdowns in the final 4:08 to shock San Francisco, 27-20, at War Memorial.
September 24, 1978 -- CHUCK KNOX WINS FIRST GAME
Chuck Knox won his first game as Bills head coach as Buffalo topped Baltimore, 24-17. Curtis Brown tied a team record with a 102-yard kickoff return for a TD.
September 24, 1987 -- NFL CANCELS GAMES BECAUSE OF STRIKE
The NFL officially cancelled all games for the upcoming weekend, wiping out the Bills' game at Dallas. The league also said it would resume games on October 4 with replacement players.