On This Day

December 29, 1938 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Gianluigi Saccaro, Italian fencer (Olympic gold épée team 1960; silver épée team 1964; bronze épée 1968), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2021)
  • Harvey Smith, British showjumper, born in West Riding, Yorkshire, England
  • Wayne Huizenga, American businessman, CEO (Waste Management, Blockbuster), and sports team owner (Miami Dolphins, Florida Panthers, Florida Marlins), born in Evergreen Park, Illinois (d. 2018)
1938 in Sport