On This Day

January 23, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

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Mike Bossy becomes 1st in NHL to score 50 goals in 50 games

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • Red Sox trade Fred Lynn to Angels for Frank Tanana and Joe Rudi

Birthdays in Sport

  • Greg Smith, American UFC fighter, born in Vallejo, California
  • Rob Friend, Canadian football player, born in Rosetown, Canada