September 3, 1966 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Future Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Orr signs his first NHL contract with the Boston Bruins; 2 year deal paying a then record $70,000 plus signing bonus
  • Houston Oilers hold Denver Broncos to no 1st downs in their NFL season opening 45-7 win at Rice Stadium

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bennie Blades, NFL safety (Detroit Lions)
  • Pat Eilers, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
  • Shawn Daniels, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)