On This Day

January 9, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jimmy Adams, Jamaican cricketer (prolific West Indian lefty bat since 1992), born in Port Maria, Jamaica
  • Katie Anderson, Canadian 100m hurdler (Olympic 7th-92, 96), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Mardi Lunn, Australian golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1999 3rd), born in Cowra, New South Wales

Deaths in Sport

  • Kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Olympic bronze 1964), commits suicide