On This Day

January 2, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 33rd Orange Bowl: Florida beats #8 Georgia Tech, 27-12
  • 33rd Sugar Bowl: #6 Alabama beats #3 Nebraska, 34-7
  • 53rd Rose Bowl: #7 Purdue beats Southern California, 14-13

Birthdays in Sport

  • Francois Pienaar, South African rugby union flanker and captain (29 caps; Rugby World Cup 1995; Transvaal, Saracens), born in Vereeniging, South Africa