On This Day

January 27, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bryant Young, American football defensive tackle (San Francisco 49ers), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Chad Askew, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
  • Janine Ilitch, Australian netballer
  • Mark Lawrence, Canadian NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, NY Islanders), born in Burlington, Ontario