On This Day

January 1, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 34th Orange Bowl: #3 Oklahoma beats #2 Tennessee, 26-24
  • 34th Sugar Bowl: LSU beats #5 Wyoming, 20-13
  • 54th Rose Bowl: #1 Southern California beats #4 Indiana, 14-3

Birthdays in Sport

  • Davor Ĺ uker, Croatian soccer striker (68 caps; Sevilla; President Croatian FF), born in Osijek, Croatia

Deaths in Sport

  • Andy Oberlander, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback and coach (National C'ship 1954), dies at 62