On This Day

January 1, 1976 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 42nd Orange Bowl: #3 Oklahoma beats #5 Michigan, 14-6

Event of interestEvent of Interest

After 45 years of coaching, Paul Brown announces his retirement from the National Football League

American Football Coach Paul Brown
American Football Coach
Paul Brown

Birthdays in Sport

  • Caleb Wyatt, American motocross rider (Winter X Games Moto X Best Trick gold 2005; first to perform successful backflip), born in Medford, Oregon