January 1, 1940 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 26th Rose Bowl: #3 Southern California beats #2 Tennessee, 14-0
  • 6th Orange Bowl: #16 Georgia Tech beats #6 Missouri, 21-7
  • 6th Sugar Bowl: #1 Texas A&M beats #5 Tulane, 14-13

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jack Kiefer, Columbia PA, PGA golfer (1994 Ralphs Senior Classic)