Liverpool in History

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1989-05-08 Paul McCartney releases remake of "Ferry Cross the Mersey" in aid of those affected by the Hillsborough disaster, which claimed the lives of 95 Liverpool football fans

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1919-01-23 Bob Paisley, English soccer player/trainer/manager of FC Liverpool
  • 1920-11-06 John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC)
  • 1949-09-20 John W. Henry, American businessman and owner of sports teams (Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club), born in Quincy, Illinois
  • 1987-01-09 Lucas Pezzini Leiva, Brazilian and Liverpool Footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • 1985-05-29 39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match
  • 1995-02-01 John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC), dies at 74