On This Day

September 9, 1985 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • J.R. Smith, American basketball player, born in Freehold, New Jersey

Person of interestLuka Modrić

Luka Modrić, Croatian footballer (Real Madrid C.F.) and captain of Croatia, born in Zadar, Croatia, Yugoslavia

Footballer Luka Modrić
Luka Modrić

Deaths in Sport

  • Rod Funseth, American golfer (US Masters runner-up 1978), dies from cancer at 52 [1]
1985 in Sport