On This Day

January 6, 1980 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • AFC Championship, Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Houston Oilers, 27-13
  • NFC Championship, Tampa Stadium: Los Angeles Rams beat Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 9-0
  • Phil Flyers set NHL record of 35 straight games without a defeat

Birthdays in Sport

  • Steed Malbranque, French footballer, born in Mouscron, Belgium