On This Day

September 6, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aaron Pierce, American NFL halfback (NY Giants), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Ben Finegold, American chess player, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Doug Pirini, New Zealand decathlete (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete (won two ITU Triathlon World Championships), born in Fairfield, New South Wales, Australia

Deaths in Sport

  • Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player, dies at 77
1969 in Sport