On This Day

January 7, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Islander's Bryan Trottier's 10th career hat trick

NHL Star Bryan Trottier
NHL Star
Bryan Trottier

Birthdays in Sport

  • Francisco Rodriguez, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Hannah Stockbauer, German swimmer, born in Nuremberg, Germany
  • Ianina Zanazzi, Argentine racing driver, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Deaths in Sport

  • Bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash
1982 in Sport