3. American Pharaoh Wins the Triple Crown


In 1978, a horse named Affirmed and ridden by a man named Steven Cauthen captured the horse-racing triple crown. Though many horses came close since then, none broke through until American Pharaoh won the Belmont in 2015.

4. Leo Finally Captures that Elusive Best-Actor Oscar


The New England Patriots have dominated the AFC East for over a decade and a half, leaving the Bills, Dolphins and Jets feeling like the bridesmaids and never the brides. You know who else felt that way? Leo Dicaprio! But, he finally nabbed that Oscar earlier this year.