January 7, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • LA Lakers win their 33rd straight game, setting a still standing NBA record for longest streak

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aaron John Mcintosh, sailboard sailor (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Chuck Levy, kick returner/running back (SF 49ers)
  • Donald Brashear, Bedford, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)

Deaths in Sport

  • Clarence Passailaigue, Jamaican cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies at 70