On This Day

May 24, 1979 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar

Birthdays in Sport

  • Frank Mir, American UFC fighter and professional wrestler, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Tracy McGrady, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (NBA All-Star 2001–07; NBA scoring champion 2003, 04; Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets), born in Bartow, Florida