On This Day

December 1, 1974 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • American Jacqueline Hansen runs female world record marathon 2:43:54.5 in Culver City, California
  • South Africa is awarded the Davis Cup tennis title after India refuses to travel to South Africa for the final in protest of the South African government's apartheid policies

Birthdays in Sport

  • Costinha, Portuguese soccer midfielder and manager (53 caps; Porto, Monaco), born in Lisbon, Portugal
1974 in Sport