On This Day

March 13, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 18th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: South Carolina beats North Carolina, 52-51
  • Australian Open Women's Tennis: Margaret Court wins her 10th Australian singles title; beats fellow Australian Evonne Goolagong 2-6, 7-6, 7-5

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chen Li-Ling, Chinese tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX), born in Xiangtan, Hunan, China
  • Curtis Conway, American NFL wide receiver and kick returner (Chicago Bears), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ralf Kleinmann, American football player from Germany, born in Cologne, Germany
  • Robert Samuels, West Indian cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Ryan Hayden, American athlete, 400m hurdler, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Tony Vinson, NFL running back (Atl Falcons, Lon Monarchs, Balt Ravens)