On This Day

February 4, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

John Madden is named head coach of NFL's Oakland Raiders

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brad Cornett, American baseball pitcher, appeared in 14 games (Toronto Blue Jays, 1994-95), Brad Cornett
  • Dallas Drake, Canadian NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Trail, British Columbia
  • Joe Sacco, American NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Medford, Massachusetts
1969 in Sport