On This Day

December 29, 1963 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 52nd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (3-2)
  • National Football League Championship, Wrigley Field, Chicago: Chicago Bears beat New York Giants, 14-10; Giants 3rd consecutive championship defeat; played in temperatures under 10 °F (−12 °C)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sean Payton, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2009, New Orleans Saints; AP Coach of the Year 2006; 'Bountygate'), born in San Mateo, California