On This Day

April 9, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anthony Redmon, American NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brewton, Alabama
  • Derwin Gray, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jacques Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer (World F1 champion 1997; Indianapolis 500 1995; Indy Car World Series 1995), born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
  • James Hundon, American football wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals), born in San Francisco, California
  • Peter Canavan, Gaelic footballer, born in Ballygawley, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • Wang Yang, youngest Olympic record breaker at age 17 (Olympics 1988)