January 29, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 56th Men's Australian Championships: William Bowrey beats Juan Gisbert, Sr (7-5, 2-6, 9-7, 6-4)

Sport awardTennis Open

56th Women's Australian Championships: Billie Jean King beats Margaret Court (6-1, 6-2)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aeneas Williams, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Chris Pringle, (New Zealand cricket pace bowler (since 1990)
  • Harold Green, NFL running back (Cin Bengals, Atlanta Falcons)
  • John Hudson, NFL center/guard (NY Jets, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Kevin Roberson, American baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • Susi Erdmann, German bobsledder and luger

Deaths in Sport

  • Laxmidas Purshottamdas Jai, cricketer (Test for India), dies