On This Day

December 3, 1979 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 45th Heisman Trophy Award: Charles White, Southern California (RB)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Rock Cartwright, American football player, born in Conroe, Texas

Deaths in Sport

  • Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (Olympic gold 1928, 1932, 1936), dies at 74