On This Day

June 8, 1976 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

AgreementContract of Interest

Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • Houston Astros draft Floyd Bannister #1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kenji Johjima, Japanese baseball player
  • Lindsay Davenport, American tennis player (3 Grand Slam titles, Olympic gold 1996), born in Palos Verdes, California
1976 in Sport