On This Day

January 1, 1958 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • 24th Orange Bowl: #4 Oklahoma beats #16 Duke, 48-21
  • 24th Sugar Bowl: #7 Mississippi beats #11 Texas, 39-7
  • 44th Rose Bowl: #2 Ohio State beats Oregon, 10-7

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dave Silk, American ice hockey right wing (Olympic gold 1980), born in Scituate, Massachusetts