On This Day

June 26, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Australian swing bowler Bob Massie takes 16 wickets (8-84 & 8-53) on Test cricket debut in 2nd Test vs England at Lord's

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jai Taurima, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Southport, Queensland
  • Jerris McPhail, American football running back (Miami Dolphins), born in Clinton, North Carolina

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas (39) weds second wife Sandra Lemon

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas

Divorces in Sport


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas (39) divorces first wife Dorothy Hoelle after nearly 2 decades of marriage

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas

1972 in Sport