On This Day

April 16, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ian Franklin, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Morgan City, Louisiana
  • Steve Emtman, American NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Walt Williams, American NBA forward and guard (Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat), born in Washington, D.C.