On This Day

December 1, 1964 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • After just 3 seasons in MLB the Houston Colt .45s change name of the team to Astros; owners say move signals a step into the future for the franchise and the city of Houston

Birthdays in Sport

  • Salvatore Schillaci [Totò], Italian soccer striker (16 caps; Messina, Juventus), born in Palermo, Italy