On This Day

September 3, 1950 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Giuseppe "Nino" Farina wins inaugural Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by taking out the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in an Alfa Romeo; wins by 3 points from Juan Manuel Fangio

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jóhannes Eðvaldsson, Icelandic soccer defender (34 caps; Celtic, Tulsa Roughnecks, Hannover 96, Motherwell), born in Reykjavík, Iceland (d. 2021)