On This Day

September 18, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 1st black NL umpire (Art Williams-Los Angeles vs San Diego)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brigitte Becue, Belgian swimmer (Olympics 1988, silver), born in Ostend, Belgium
  • David Jefferies, British motorcycle racer (d. 2003)
  • Francois Gesthuizen, soccer player (PSV, NAC)
  • Richard Huntley, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)

Deaths in Sport

  • Bill Tallon, Australian cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie), dies at 58