On This Day

August 21, 1980 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Burney Lamar, American race car driver, born in West Sacramento, California
  • Paul Menard, American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver, born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Deaths in Sport

  • Jack Cheetham, South African cricket batsman and captain (24 Tests; Western Province), dies at 60
1980 in Sport