On This Day

April 12, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Fernando Meligeni, Argentine tennis star, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Kent Manderville, Canadian ice hockey player (Edmonton Oilers), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • Tyrone Chatman, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)

Deaths in Sport

  • Ed Lafitte, American baseball player (b. 1871)