On This Day

February 29, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hank Aaron becomes 1st baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chris Devine, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Cyrus Beasley, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Rowe, New York
  • Fabien Bownes, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears)
  • Mark Farraway, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)