On This Day

September 1, 1976 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Clare Connor CBE, England cricket all-rounder (16 Tests; hat-trick v India 1999) and administrator (Managing Director Women's Cricket for England and Wales Cricket Board), born in Brighton, England
  • Érik Morales, Mexican boxer (WBC super bantamweight title 1997-2000, WBC featherweight 2001-03, unified WBC/IBF super featherweight 2004, WBC super lightweight 2011-12), born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • Marcos Ambrose, Australian auto racer (Australian V8 Supercar Series' C'ship 2003, 04; first Australian driver to win in NASCAR Cup Series [2 wins, 46 top-10s, 3 poles), born in Launceston, Australia
  • Sebastián Rozental, Chilean soccer forward (27 caps; Universidad Católica, Rangers, Grasshopper Club Zürich, Unión Española), born in Santiago, Chile
1976 in Sport