On This Day

July 1, 1974 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • NFL players go on strike for 41 days challenging the "Rozelle Rule" but had to wait until 1977 for new collective bargaining agreement

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jefferson PĂ©rez, Ecuadorian race walker (Olympic gold 20k 1996), born in Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Michele Krasnoo, American actress (Kickboxer IV), born in Culver City, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Kick Smit, Dutch soccer striker and manager (29 caps; HFC Haarlem), dies at 62