On This Day

August 7, 1958 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alberto Salazar, American track coach and long distance runner (NYC Marathon 1980-82, Boston 1982), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Larisa Karlova, Ukrainian team handball player (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Russell Baze, Canadian Racing Hall of Fame jockey (10-time US champion, 12,844 wins), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
1958 in Sport