On This Day

February 5, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Skater Kees Verkerk wins olympic gold in the 1500m

Birthdays in Sport

  • Marcus Grönholm, Finnish rally driver, born in Kauniainen, Finland
  • 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 (Chicago Bears, Houston Oilers), born in Danville, Pennsylvania
1968 in Sport