On This Day

November 3, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Diego Alessi, Italian auto racer (ADAC GT Masters 2013), born in Rome, Italy
  • Dwight Yorke, Trinidad & Tobago soccer striker (74 caps; Aston Villa, Manchester United), born in Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Unai Emery, Spanish soccer manager (Valencia, Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, PSG, Arsenal), born in Hondarribia, Spain

Deaths in Sport

  • Étienne Gailly, Belgian long distance runner (famous Olympic bronze finish 1948), dies at 48
1971 in Sport