On This Day

January 9, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • NFL New Orleans' franchise takes name "Saints"

Birthdays in Sport

  • Claudio Caniggia, Argentinian footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Dave Mcllwain, Canadian NHL center (Pitts Penguins), born in Seaforth, Canada
  • Jamie Huscroft, Canadian NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames), born in Creston, British Columbia