On This Day

April 9, 1965 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1st game at Astrodome, Houston beats Yankees 2-1 in exhibition as Mickey Mantle hits 1st indoor homerun

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Birthdays in Sport

  • Hal Morris, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • Helen Alfredsson, Swedish golfer (Nabisco Dinah Shore 1993), born in Gothenburg, Sweden