March 5, 1966 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 13th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats NC State, 71-66
  • Bob Seagren pole vaults 5.19m indoor world record
  • Player reps elect Marvin Miller as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Halkidis, Canadian hockey player
  • Greg Clark, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Michael Irvin, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)