On This Day

October 27, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jorge Soto, Peruvian soccer midfielder (101 caps; Sporting Cristal), born in Lima, Peru
  • Mike Ricci, Canadian NHL center (Colorado Avalanche), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer, born in Lydía, Kavala, Greece
  • Zaddick X Longenbach, Greenwalds Pa, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996)

Weddings in Sport

Steve Garvey

Baseball player Steve Garvey (22) weds Cyndy Truman

1971 in Sport