On This Day

January 2, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anky van Grunsven, Dutch equestrian rider (Olympic gold dressage 2000, 04, 08; World C'ship gold 1994, 2006), born in Erp, Netherlands
  • Scott Mitchell, American NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Salt Lake City, Utah

Deaths in Sport

  • Marvin 'Bud' Ward, American golfer (US Amateur 1939, 41), dies of cancer at 54