On This Day

December 1, 1986 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • DeSean Jackson, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 2009-10, 13; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Los Angeles, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Bobby Layne, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (NFL champion 1952-53, 57; 6 x Pro Bowl; Detroit Lions), dies of cardiac arrest at 59
1986 in Sport