On This Day

September 16, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenNFL Record

Buffalo's O.J. Simpson rushes for a then NFL record 250 yards in Buffalo's 31-13 win at New England

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alexander Vinokourov, Russian-Kazakhtani road cyclist, born in Petropavl, Kazakh S.S.R.
  • Clint Peay, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Columbia, Maryland
  • George Corrie, English footballer, born in Workington, England