Dec. 3, 2017.
Because on that day the selection process for the College Football Playoff was forever changed.
Whether or not it changed for the good depends on where you sit.
The 13-member selection committee made what was, by far, its most controversial decision in the four-year history of the playoff when it chose Alabama (11-1), a non-conference champion, over Big Ten conference winner Ohio State (11-2) for the fourth and final spot in the playoffs.
And in doing so, the committee made some history: