On This Day

September 7, 1979 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) makes its debut.

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Stokes, American baseball player, born in Montclair, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Janardan Navle, Indian cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper), dies at 76