On This Day

February 2, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Stan Coveleski & Waite Hoyt are voted into baseball Hall of Fame

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ijaz Ahmed Jr, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka 1995)
  • Jeff Christy, corner (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jody Hull, Cambridge, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
  • Valeri Karpin, Russian footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Giovanni Martinelli, opera singer (NY Met), dies at 83
1969 in Sport