On This Day

October 10, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alexei Zhitnik, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Buffalo), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Dean Kiely, Irish football goalkeeper (Crystal Palace), born in Salford, England
  • Glenn Foley, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets), born in Woburn, Massachusetts
  • Matthew Pinsent CBE, English rower (Olympic gold coxless pair 1992, 96; four 2000, 04; World C'ship gold x 10) and broadcaster (BBC), born in Holt, England
  • Mohammed Mourhit, Belgian athlete, born in Khouribga, Morocco
  • Silke Kraushaar-Pielach, German luger (Olympic gold 1998), born in Sonneberg, Thuringia, Germany
1970 in Sport