On This Day

October 8, 1974 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Fredrik Modin, Swedish hockey player, born in Sundsvall, Sweden
  • Koji Murofushi, Japanese hammer thrower (Olympic gold 2004), born in Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • Rashaan Salaam, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1994, U of Colorado; NFL: Chicago Bears), born in San Diego, California (d. 2016)
  • Rod Manuel, American defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Fort Worth, Texas