On This Day

February 5, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Skater Kees Verkerk wins olympic gold in the 1500m

Birthdays in Sport

  • Regina Rajchitova, Czech tennis star, born in Czechoslovak Socialist Republic
  • Roberto Alomar, Puerto Rican infielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • Will Furrer, American football quarterback (Houston Oilers, St Louis Rams), born in Danville, Pennsylvania