On This Day

February 18, 1947 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Carlos A Lopes, Portuguese marathon runner (Olympic gold 1984)
  • Keith Nelson, New Zealand soccer striker (20 caps; Mount Wellington), born in Renfrew, Scotland (d. 2020)
  • Leroy Keyes, American College Football Hall of Fame running back / safety (Purdue; Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 2021)
1947 in Sport