On This Day

October 1, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • NYC Men's Marathon is won by Sheldon Karlin in 2:27:52; Nina Kuscsik wins Women's race in 3:08:41

Birthdays in Sport

  • Danielle Scott-Arruda, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics silver 2008, 12), born in Baton Rouge Louisiana