On This Day

July 4, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan Magnussen, Danish racing driver, born in Roskilde, Denmark
  • Justin Ring, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Kamloops, Canada
  • Keiko Ihara, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Michael Johnson, English-born Jamaican footballer, born in St. Louis, Missouri

Deaths in Sport

  • Leonid Stein, Russian chess player, dies at about 39