November 5, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • NBA's LA Lakers starts a 33 game consecutive victory streak

Birthdays in Sport

  • Erick Walder, triple jumper, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Rob Jones, English footballer
  • Sergei Berezin, Voskrensensk Russia, NHL forward (Team Russia, Olympic silver 1998)
  • Todd Collins, NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sam Jones, baseball player (b. 1925)