On This Day

October 4, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Jochen Rindt of Austria posthumously clinches Formula 1 World Drivers Championship at the US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen when contender Jacky Ickx finishes 4th; Rindt killed in a practice accident at the Italian GP at Monza 5/9/70

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Kozlowski, NFL halfback (Atlanta Falcons, NY Giants)
  • Hency Charles, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Lucy Nusrala, 5k runner, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Richard Hancox, English footballer
  • Ryan McNeil, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions, St Louis Rams)