On This Day

October 8, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Monty Williams, American basketball head coach and executive (Phoenix Suns 2019; New Orleans Hornets / Pelicans 2010-15) and NBA forward/guard (San Antonio Spurs), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Nate Miller, American NFL and WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy, Atlanta Falcons), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Terry Richardson, American WLAF running back (Rhein Fire), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Val St. Germain, Canadian CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Ottawa, Ontario
1971 in Sport