April 5, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

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

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ed Hobbs, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
  • Emile Palmer, WLAF DT (London Monarchs)
  • Estefania Knuth, LPGA golfer (1992 French Intl), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Spencer Folau, NFL/WLAF offensive tackle (Balt Ravens, Rhein Fire)
  • Tony Banks, quarterback (St Louis Rams)
  • Yutaka Kawaguchi, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)