On This Day

December 26, 1967 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Ballon d'Or: Ferencváros forward Flórián Albert wins award for best European football player ahead of Manchester United midfielder Bobby Charlton and Celtic winger Jimmy Johnstone

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ken Tanigawa, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2019), born in Kobe, Japan
  • Tony Covington, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Deaths in Sport

  • Sydney Barnes, English cricketer (27 Tests for England, 189 wickets) and probably England's greatest bowler, dies at 94