On This Day

January 1, 1951 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 17th Orange Bowl: #10 Clemson beats #15 Miami (FL), 15-14
  • 17th Sugar Bowl: #7 Kentucky beats #1 Oklahoma, 13-7
  • 37th Rose Bowl: #9 Michigan beats #5 California, 14-6

Birthdays in Sport

  • Hans-Joachim Stuck, German auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1986-87, 96; 24 Hours of Nürburgring 1970, 98, 2004; World Sportscar C'ship 1985), born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany