On This Day

February 6, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 1st time a golf ball is hit on Moon (by Alan Shepard)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brad Hogg, Australian cricketer (WA chinaman all-rounder, Australia v India 1996), born in Narrogin, Australia
  • Carlos Rogers, American NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Lance Bade, American target shooter (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Vancouver, Washington
  • Mana Endo, Japanese tennis player (1996 3rd round Aust Open), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Peter Tchernyshev, Russian dance skater (with Naomi Lang), born in St Petersburg, Russia