Harvard

People watch from a painted rock on shore as Harvard leads Yale on the four-mile course along the Thames River for the 146th Harvard-Yale Regatta in New London, Conn., Saturday, May 28, 2011. Harvard defeated Yale for 11th time in 12 years in nation's oldest intercollegiate sporting event. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Happy 163rd Anniversary, Harvard-Yale Rivalry

The 1852 regatta between the Ivy League schools was the first-ever intercollegiate sporting event, predating the invention of college football.