On This Day

June 19, 1978 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

Sports History

Ian Botham takes 8-34 v Pakistan, his best Test cricket bowling

Cricketer Ian Botham
Ian Botham

Birthdays in Sport

  • Claudio Vargas, Dominican baseball player
  • Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball power forward (NBA Finals MVP 2011; NBA MVP 2007; 14 × NBA All-Star; Dallas Mavericks), born in Würzburg, Germany
  • Tyson Dux, Canadian wrestler, born in Miramichi, New Brunswick
1978 in Sport