On This Day

January 1, 1946 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 12th Orange Bowl: Miami (FL) beats #16 Holy Cross, 13-6
  • 12th Sugar Bowl: #5 Oklahoma State beats #7 Saint Mary's (CA), 33-13
  • 32nd Rose Bowl: #2 Alabama beats #11 Southern California, 34-14

Birthdays in Sport

  • Rivellino, Brazilian soccer midfielder and broadcaster (92 caps; 1970 FIFA World Cup; Corinthians; TV Cultura), born in São Paulo, SP, Brazil