January 16, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jukka-Pekka Nummi, WLAF cornerback (Scottish Claymores)
  • Junior Bryant, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
  • Michel Kreek, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • Scott Williams, Orange California, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996)
  • Sergei Bruguera, Spanish tennis star
  • Ulrich van Gobbel, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)

Deaths in Sport

  • Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (three times winner of Tour de France), dies at 81