On This Day

June 16, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Cobi Jones, American soccer player and commentator (Los Angeles Galaxy.), born in Detroit, Michigan

Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson, American golfer (6-time PGA Tour major winner, US Masters 2004, 06, 10), born in San Diego, California


Deaths in Sport

  • Brian Piccolo, American NFL football running back, 1965-69 (Chicago Bears), and subject of the 1971 TV movie "Brian's Song", dies of cancer at 26
1970 in Sport