On This Day

March 6, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner


Birthdays in Sport

  • Jamal Anderson, fullback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Paul Frlan, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Person of interestShaquille O'Neal

Shaquille O'Neal, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (4-time NBA champion, 3-time NBA Finals MVP, Olympic gold 1996), born in Newark, New Jersey

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal