On This Day

April 5, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • NFL adopts jersey numbering system (ie QBs, 1-19)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Spencer Folau, Tongan, American football offensive lineman (Baltimore Ravens), born in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
  • Tony Banks, quarterback (St Louis Rams)