On This Day

December 23, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Ballon d'Or: Milan midfielder Gianni Rivera wins award for best European football player ahead of Cagliari forward Luigi Riva and Bayern Munich striker Gerd Müller

Birthdays in Sport

  • Greg Biffle, American racecar driver, born in Vancouver, Washington
  • Rob Pelinka, American sports agent
  • Rodney Culver, American football running back (San Diego Chargers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Stephen Grant, American football linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Miami, Florida