On This Day

January 29, 1964 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • IX Winter Olympic Games open in Innsbruck, Austria
  • Most lopsided high-school basketball score 211-29 (Louisiana)
  • NBC purchases AFL 5 year (1965-69) TV rights for $36 million

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andre Reed, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
  • John Gallagher, rugby league player
  • John Habyan, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)