On This Day

August 5, 1980 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Montreal Expos Dick Williams wins his 1,000th career game as a manager in 11-5 win v Mets, for whom Doug Flynn hits MLB record tying 3 triples

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ali Umar, Maldivian footballer, born in Malé, Maldives
  • Jason Čulina, Australian soccer player
  • Wayne Bridge, English premier league footballer, born in Southampton, England
1980 in Sport