On This Day

February 22, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • James Allison, British Formula 1 Technical Director of Mercedes-AMG, born in Louth, Lincolnshire
  • Jayson Williams, American NBA center (NJ Nets), born in Ritter, South Carolina
  • Reggie Rivers, American NFL running back (Denver Broncos), born in Dayton, Ohio

Deaths in Sport

  • Omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71