On This Day

August 9, 1977 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • NHL refuses merger of 6 WHA clubs

Birthdays in Sport

  • Adewale Ogunleye, American football player (Chicago Bears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Chamique Holdsclaw, American basketball player (Washington Mystics), born in Queens, New York
  • Jason Frasor, American baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mikael Silvestre, French footballer (Manchester United), born in Chambray-lès-Tours, France
1977 in Sport