On This Day

August 9, 1946 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • 1st time all major-league baseball games (8) are played at night

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jim Kiick, American football running back (Super Bowl 1972, 73; AFL All-Star 1968, 69; Miami Dolphins), born in Lincoln Park, New Jersey (d. 2020)

Deaths in Sport

  • Bert Vogler, South African cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies at 69
1946 in Sport