On This Day

October 10, 1966 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Darren Carrington, American NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Bronx, New York
  • Derrick McKey, American NBA forward (Indiana Pacers), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • Elana Meyer, South African runner (Olympic silver 1992), born in South Africa
  • Tony Adams, English footballer (Arsenal & England national team captain), born in Romford, London, England

Deaths in Sport

Person of interestCharlotte Cooper

Charlotte Cooper, British tennis player (1st female Olympic champion 1900; Wimbledon 1895-96, 98, 1901, 08), dies at 96

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper

1966 in Sport