On This Day

April 18, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • France beats England, 35-13 at Stade Colombes, Paris to earn a share of the Five Nations Rugby Championship with Wales

Birthdays in Sport

  • Carl Simpson, American NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears), born in Vidalia, Georgia
  • François Leroux, Canadian NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins), born in Sainte-Adèle, Québec, Canada
  • Heike Friedrich, East German swimmer (world record 200m), born in Karl-Marx-Stadt, Sachsen
  • Peter Giles, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • Rico Brogna, American MLB baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Turners Falls, Massachusetts
  • William Roaf, American NFL tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas