On This Day

December 7, 1984 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Allan Border's 1st Test Cricket match as captain (v WI Adelaide)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aaron Gray, American basketball player, born in Tarzana, California
  • Luca Rigoni, Italian footballer, born in Schio, Italy
  • Robert Kubica, Polish Formula One racing driver (1st Finnish to compete in Formula One), born in Kraków, Poland

Deaths in Sport

  • Lee Roy Yarbrough, American race car (Nascar) driver (b. 1938)