August 17, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • NY Jets beat NY Giants 37-14 in their 1st meeting (pre season)
  • PGA Championship, NCR CC: Ray Floyd wins first of his 4 major titles by 1 stroke from South African Gary Player

Birthdays in Sport

  • Christian Laettner, NBA forward/center (Atlanta Hawks, Olympic gold 1992)
  • Ed Cunningham, NFL center (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Maria Strandlund, Akersberga Sweden, tennis star (1987 Futures NOR)