On This Day

June 21, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • John Pennel pole vaults world record (5.45 m)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chris Perez, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Donovan Osborne, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Roseville, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Maureen Connolly, American tennis player who won the 1st women's Grand Slam in 1953, dies of ovarian cancer at 34