On This Day

August 6, 1963 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Philadelphia NBA franchise changes name from 'Nationals' to the '76ers', based on US Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia in 1776

Birthdays in Sport

  • Thomas Bohrer, US West Islip NY, rower (Olympic-92)
  • [Michael] Tony Dees, Pascagoula Miss, hurdler