January 2, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • "Soviet Sport" calls Emile Zatopek a public enemy

Birthdays in Sport

  • Glen Johnson, Jamaican boxer
  • Rick Tabaracci, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Robert Svehla, Martin Cze, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers, Slovakia)
  • Stephen Davies, Aust field hockey forward/vice capt (Olympic silver 1992, 96)

Person of interestTommy Morrison

Tommy Morrison, American heavyweight boxing champion and actor, born in Gravette, Arkansas (d. 2013)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison