On This Day

February 8, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andreas Gliatis, soccer player (NEC)
  • Dave Dopek, Bolingbrook Illinois, 200m runner
  • Eric Kresser, quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Michelle Brogan, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Tom King, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)

Deaths in Sport

  • Herbie Taylor, South African cricket batsman and captain (42 Tests; 2,936 runs @ 40.77; 7 x 100s), dies at 83