On This Day

November 1, 1966 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Sports History

LA Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax becomes first 3-time winner of Cy Young Award; unanimous winner for 2nd straight year; final year only 1 award given for pitchers in both major leagues

  • NFL awards a franchise to New Orleans; name "Saints" alludes to November 1, All Saints Day in Catholic faith

Birthdays in Sport

  • Danny Everett, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1988), born in Van Alstyne, Texas
1966 in Sport