On This Day

March 30, 1978 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chris Paterson, Scottish rugby player and coach, born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Deaths in Sport

  • George Paine, English cricket spin bowler (4 Tests, 17 wickets; Warwickshire), dies at 69
  • Harold Gimblett, English cricket batsman (3 Tests, 1 x 50; 265 career FC sixes; Somerset CCC), dies from overdose at 63
1978 in Sport