On This Day

April 8, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Tracy Caulkins, 19, wins her 36th US swimming title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Gennady Golovkin, Kazakh boxer (undisputed world middleweight champion), born in Karaganda, Kazakhstan

Deaths in Sport

  • Katherine Rawls, American swimming and diving champion, dies at 64