On This Day

August 17, 1966 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Willie Mays takes 2nd place on all-time HR list

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Birthdays in Sport

  • Cedric Figaro, American football linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Don Sweeney, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Rodney Mullen, American skateboarder
  • Zefross Moss, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions, NE Patriots)

Deaths in Sport

  • Archibald Palm, cricketer (Test South Africa v England 1927-28), dies