On This Day

July 18, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sports History

58th Tour de France: Eddy Merckx of Belgium wins third straight Tour general classification as well as points and combination categories

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, American basketball guard (NBA All-Star 1995–98; All-NBA First Team 1995, 96; Olympic gold 1996; Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, NY Knicks), born in Memphis, Tennessee