Steven Gohouri's dramatic stoppage-time equaliser stole a point for Wigan and confirmed Hull's relegation from the Premier League yesterday.
The Tigers fell behind after half an hour when Victor Moses curled the ball in off the post, his first strike for the Latics since joining from Crystal Palace.
Hull looked to have turned the match around as youngsters Will Atkinson and Mark Cullen also opened their Premier League accounts, but Gohouri - another Wigan first-time scorer - struck with a late acrobatic effort to send the visitors down.
An all-too-familiar weakness cost Arsenal as Blackburn came from behind to win 2-1 at Ewood Park.
Goalkeeper Lucasz Fabianski's vulnerability in the air was exposed on a number of occasions before Rovers captain Chris Samba took advantage to head home a 69th-minute winner.
Robin van Persie's first goal since October 31, having been sidelined for five months with an ankle injury, had put the Gunners ahead early in the first half only for David Dunn to equalise from close range before Samba's winner.
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