January 8, 1961 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Calvin Smith, American athlete, born in Bolton, Mississippi
  • Shoaib Mohammad, Pakistani cricketer (son of Hanif Patient & prolific batsman), born in Karachi, Pakistan

Deaths in Sport

  • Lynwood Thomas "Schoolboy" Rowe, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), dies at 50