On This Day

October 22, 1961 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Barbara Potter, American tennis player (6 WTA singles titles, 19 doubles), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Donna Wynd, 1k sprint cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Leonard Marshall, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, NY Jets)
  • Sanath Kaluperuma, cricketer (four Tests for Sri Lanka 1984-88)
1961 in Sport