On This Day

April 18, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Derrick Brooks, American NFL linebacker (11×Pro Bowl 1997–2006, 08; Super Bowl 2002; Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Haile Gebrselassie, Ethiopian 10k runner (Olympic gold 1996), born in Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia
  • James "Jamie" Koven, American rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey