On This Day

January 5, 1934 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • National & American baseball leagues select a uniform ball

Birthdays in Sport

  • Eddy Pieters Graafland OON, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (47 caps; Ajax; European Cup 1970, Feyenoord), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver, born in Bolivia (d. 1971)