On This Day

August 3, 1949 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Basketball Association of America (BAA) & National Basketball League (NBL) merge to form National Basketball Association (NBA), Maurice Podoloff elected head of new league

Birthdays in Sport

  • Valeri Vasiliev, Soviet ice hockey defenceman (2x Olympic gold),born in Gorky, Soviet Union (d. 2012)