On This Day

December 3, 1979 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

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

Deaths in Sport

  • Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (Olympic gold 1928, 1932, 1936; birthday 29/8 celebrated as India's National Sports Day), dies at 74