On This Day

February 21, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

AgreementContract of Interest

Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Washington Senators

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Birthdays in Sport

  • J. D. Gibbs, American auto racer, team owner (Joe Gibbs Rcaing), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • Petra Kronberger, Austrian alpine skier (Olympic gold 1992), born in Pfarrwerfen, Austria

Deaths in Sport

  • Jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies
1969 in Sport