On This Day

April 19, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Eric Jack, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jeff Wilkins, American NFL kicker (SF 49ers, St Louis Rams), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer (Brazil national team 1993-2003), born in Recife, Brazil

Deaths in Sport

  • Billy Burke, American golfer (US Open 1931), dies at 69