February 9, 1979 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • "Casper" David Gray, English snooker player (2003 Scottish Open Winner), born in in Lower Morden, Greater London
  • Akinori Iwamura, Japanese baseball pitcher

Deaths in Sport

  • C I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies