On This Day

November 23, 1974 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Alexis Argüello of Nicaragua knocks out Mexican defending champion Rubén Olivares in the 13th round at the Forum in Inglewood, California, to claim the WBA world featherweight boxing title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jamie Sharper, linebacker (Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Malik Rose, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Saku Koivu, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens, Olympic bronze 1998), born in Turku, Finland
  • Tora Suber, WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting), born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania
  • Tyrus McCloud, American football linebacker (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida