December 18, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • US launches Operation Linebacker II, its heaviest bombing of North Vietnam, as negotiations to end the Vietnam War collapse

Birthdays in Sport

  • Eric Unverzagt, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Sea Seahawks, Scotland Claymores)
  • Jeff Nelson, Prince Albert, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • Marcos Ondruska, South Africa, tennis star