On This Day

December 27, 1977 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Ballon d'Or: Borussia Mönchengladbach's Danish forward Allan Simonsen is named Europe's best football player ahead of Hamburg forward Kevin Keegan and Nancy midfielder Michel Platini

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kate Nelson, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Evanston, Illinois