On This Day

January 22, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • NBA announces expansion franchise licences awarded to Milwaukee (Bucks) and Phoenix (Suns)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Jones, American sports radio and television host and former NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Frank Lebœuf, French actor, sports commentator and former footballer (1998 FIFA World Cup), born in Marseille, France
  • Mauricio Serna, Colombian retired footballer (Colombia national team 1993-2001), born in Medellín, Colombia

Deaths in Sport

  • Duke Kahanamoku, American swimmer, surfer (Olympic gold 100m freestyle 1912, 20; 4x200m freestyle relay 1920), dies of a heart attack at 77
1968 in Sport