Today in Liverpool 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 & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney
Musician & member of the Beatles
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