On This Day

January 29, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Branch Rickey & Lloyd Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Kees Verkerk becomes European skating champ

Birthdays in Sport

  • Khalid Skah, Moroccan 5k/10k runner, born in Midelt, Morocco
  • Sean Burke, Canadian ice hockey goalie (NHL All-Star 1989, 2001, 02; Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Stacey King, American basketball center (Miami Heat), born in Lawton, Oklahoma