On This Day

January 29, 1974 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 1974 NFL Draft: Ed Jones from Tennessee State first pick by Dallas Cowboys
  • 27th NHL All-Star Game, Chicago Stadium: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 6-4; MVP: Garry Unger, St. Louis, C

Birthdays in Sport

  • David LaFleur, American football tight end (Dallas Cowboys), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Jeff Mitchell, American football corner (Baltimore Ravens), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Kris Burley, Canadian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Truro, Canada