On This Day

December 31, 1977 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Australian Open Men's Tennis: American Vitas Gerulaitis wins his first and only Grand Slam event; beats Englishman John Lloyd 6-3, 7-6, 5-7, 3-6, 6-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Wardy Alfaro, Costa Rican footballer, born in Alajuela, Costa Rica