January 1943 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jan 1 29th Rose Bowl: #2 Georgia beats #13 UCLA, 9-0
  • Jan 1 9th Sugar Bowl: #7 Tennessee beats #4 Tulsa, 14-7
  • Jan 1 9th Orange Bowl: #10 Alabama beats #8 Boston College, 37-21
  • Jan 14 Alex Smart (Mont) is 1st NHLer to score hat trick in his 1st game
  • Jan 23 Detroit Red Wings scores NHL record 8 goals in 1 period
  • Jan 28 Chic Blackhawks beats NY Rangers 10-1, Max Bentley scores 4 goals
  • Jan 28 Forward Doug Bentley sets NHL record with 5 points in a game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 1 Jerilyn Britz, LPGA golfer (1979 US Women's Open), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jan 4 Tom Wilkinson, CFL QB (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jan 5 Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, Portuguese footballer (top goalscorer-1966 World Cup), born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique (d. 2014)
  • Jan 6 Terry Venables, British soccer player/manager
  • Jan 7 Jim Lefebvre, Hawthorne California, baseball manager (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jan 11 Henry Cecil, Aberdeen, Scotland, English horse racing trainer
  • Jan 15 Mike Marshall, MLB pitcher (1974 Cy Young Award)
  • Jan 26 César Gutiérrez, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Jan 28 Paul Henderson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 30 Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets)