On This Day

December 8, 1978 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Commencement of the 1st day/night World Series Cricket supertest at VFL Park, Melbourne

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anwar Siraj, Ethiopian footballer
  • John Oster, Welsh footballer, born in Boston, England
  • Kate Robinson, American figure skater and ice dancer, born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Vernon Wells III, American baseball center fielder (Toronto Blue Jays; 3-time MLB All-Star & Gold Glove), born in Shreveport, Louisiana