On This Day

June 24, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • South African runner Danie Malan sets a new 1,000m world record 2:16.0 in Munich, Germany

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mitch Berger, punter (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Robbie McEwen, Australian cyclist
  • Shawn King, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)