On This Day

April 15, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Craig Whelihan, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Derek Brown, NFL running back (New Orleans Saints)
  • Guivi Sissaouri, Canada freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1996), born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Jason Sehorn, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Giants)
  • Rich McKenzie, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns)
  • Tim Tindale, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)

Deaths in Sport

  • Dan Reeves, American NFL team owner (Cleveland, LA Rams), dies at 58