On This Day

August 28, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Agata Wróbel, Polish weightlifter, born in Żywiec, Poland
  • Daniel Gygax, Swiss footballer, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • Martin Erat, Czech hockey player, born in Třebíč, Czechoslovakia
  • Raphael Matos, Brazilian racing driver, born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Vaggelis Moras, Greek footballer, born in Larissa, Greece

Deaths in Sport

  • Béla Guttmann, Hungarian footballer and coach (Benfica, 100 year curse), dies at 82
  • Paul Anspach, Belgian fencer (Olympic gold individual epée, team epée 1912), dies at 99