On This Day

February 9, 1979 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • UK Football club Nottingham Forest makes £1m transfer deal

Birthdays in Sport

  • "Casper" David Gray, English snooker player (2003 Scottish Open Winner), born 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
1979 in Sport