On This Day

December 19, 1974 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Dave Kryskow scores Washington Capitals 1st NHL shorthanded goal

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bryant Westbrook, cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Jake Plummer, quarterback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Ricky Ponting, Australian cricket batsman, captain, coach and broadcaster (168 Tests, 13,378 runs @ 51.85; 41 x 100s), born in Launceston, Tasmania