On This Day

February 9, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jeff Pahukoa, NFL guard/tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jimmy Smith, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Peta Edebone, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Todd Lyght, US football quarterback (St Louis Rams)

Deaths in Sport

  • Manuel Plaza Reyes, Chilean marathoner (Olympic gold 1928), dies at 68
1969 in Sport