On This Day

April 22, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

American Joe Frazier KOs American Dave Zyglewick in 1st round to retain heavyweight boxing title, in Houston, Texas

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Joe Frazier
  • Robin Knox-Johnston ends 312 day non-stop sailing

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bobby Olive, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Dion Dublin, English footballer
  • George Williams, American MLB catcher (Oakland A's), born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin
  • Roger Jones, NFL center (Cincinnati Bengals)
1969 in Sport