August 5, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Braves pitcher Phil Niekro no-hits the San Diego Padres, 9-0, the first for the franchise in Atlanta

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brendan Todd, Australian mistral sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Ed Burman, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
  • Sanwar Hossain, Bangladeshi cricketer