On This Day

July 8, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brandon Rock, 800m runner, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jay Bellamy, American NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • Karl Dykhuis, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Saurav Ganguly, Indian cricketer (centuries in 1st two Tests for India 1996), born in Behala, Kolkata
  • Tom Hutton, NFL punter/kicker (Philadelphia Eagles)