On This Day

October 28, 1984 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 14th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:29:30
  • 15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53

Birthdays in Sport

  • Obafemi Martins, Nigerian footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Knut Nordahl, Swedish soccer midfielder (26 caps; AS Roma; Olympic gold 1948), dies at 64