On This Day

October 18, 1958 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Hal Haenel, star sailor (Olympic 8th 1988, 92, 96), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Kjell Samuelsson, Tyngsryd Swe, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Thomas Hearns, American boxer (first boxer to win world titles in 5 weight divisions), born in Memphis, Tennessee