On This Day

March 18, 1949 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alex "Hurricane" Higgins, Irish snooker player (2x world-champ), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2010)
  • Hannu Siitonen, Finnish athlete
  • Jacques Secrétin, French table tennis player (World C'ship gold mixed doubles 1977), born in Carvin, France (d. 2020)
1949 in Sport