On This Day

April 1, 1965 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • John "Jumbo" Elliott, American NFL offensive tackle (Super Bowl, Pro Bowl 1990, NY Giants; NY Jets), born in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
  • Mark Jackson, American basketball guard (NBA All Star 1989; Rookie of the Year 1988; NY Knicks), coach (Golden State Warriors) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Brooklyn, New York