On This Day

February 3, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • XI Winter Olympic Games opens in Sapporo, Japan (1st in Asia)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jermaine Smith, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Keith Elias, NFL running back (NY Giants)
  • Mart Poom, Estonian football player
  • Tyrone Poole, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers)