On This Day

May 1, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oliver Bierhoff, German soccer striker (Germany 70 caps; Ascoli, Udinese, AC Milan), born in Karlsruhe, Germany

Deaths in Sport

  • Jack Adams, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Vancouver Millionaires, Toronto St. Patricks; Ottawa Senators) and coach / general manager (Detroit Red Wings), dies at 73