On This Day

December 12, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Decathlon Bill Toomey achieves world record-score of 8417 points

Birthdays in Sport

  • Courtney Hawkins, American NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Doug Terry, American NFL/WLAF safety (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores), born in Dumas, Arkansas
  • Frank Dikstaal, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Velsen, Netherlands
  • Jane Robinson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Cobden, Victoria
  • Kris Wirtz, Canadian ice pairs skater (1994 Skate Canada), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
1969 in Sport