On This Day

December 12, 1965 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenNFL Record

Chicago halfback Gale Sayers ties NFL record for most touchdowns in a game with 6 in 61–20 victory over San Francisco 49ers at Wrigley Field

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers

Birthdays in Sport

  • Laurie Grover-Tavares, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Newark, New Jersey