On This Day

February 23, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 11th Daytona 500: LeeRoy Yarbrough driving for Junior Johnson, catches Charlie Glotzbach on final lap to win; first Daytona 500 won on a last lap pass

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ed McDaniel, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina
  • Marc Wauters, Belgian cyclist, born in Hasselt, Belgium
  • Michael Campbell, New Zealand golfer (US Open 2005), born in Hawera, New Zealand
1969 in Sport