April 28, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Earl Holmes, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Francisco Palencia, Mexican footballer
  • Marc[us] Blake Schneider, rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Melvin Hayes, NFL tackle (NY Jets, Tennessee Oilers)
  • Serge Zwikker, NBA center (Houston Rockets)

Deaths in Sport

  • Clas Thunberg, Finnish speed skater (Olympic gold 1924, 28), dies at 80