On This Day

January 1, 1918 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 4th Rose Bow, Tournament Park, Pasadena, California: Mare Island, USMC beats Camp Lewis, US Army, 19-7; MVP: Hollis Huntington, USMC

Birthdays in Sport

  • Willy den Ouden, Dutch swimmer (WR 100m freestyle, 1:04.06 1933-56; Olympic gold 4×100m freestyle 1936), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1997)