On This Day

May 16, 1966 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sean Quilty, Australian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • Thurman Thomas, American NFL running back, 1988-2000 (Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins), born in Houston, Texas

Deaths in Sport

  • Randy Turpin, British middleweight boxer, shot dead in his home at 37
1966 in Sport