On This Day

January 13, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Minn North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)
  • NHL player Bill Masterson, player for the Minnesota Northstars suffers head injuries during a game and dies two days later. First player to die as result of a game.

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kelly Boucher, Canadian basketball forward (1996 & 2000 Olympics), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Mike Whitlow, English footballer