On This Day

August 20, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Don Lever becomes first captain of NHL New Jersey Devils

Birthdays in Sport

  • Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian football goalkeeper, born in Palmital, Brazil
  • Joshua Kennedy, Australian footballer (Australia national soccer team), born in Wodonga, Victoria, Australia
  • Youssouf Hersi, Ethiopian football midfielder, born in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia