On This Day

June 12, 1965 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Morio Shigematsu of Japan runs world record marathon (2:12:00) in the Polytechnic Marathon in London, England

Birthdays in Sport

  • Carlos Luis Morales, Ecuadorian soccer goalkeeper (40 caps; Independiente, Palestino, ESPOLI), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2020)
  • Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
1965 in Sport