On This Day

January 20, 1987 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • UK Police crackdown on soccer hooligans in biggest operation against violence around football stadiums

Birthdays in Sport

  • Marco Simoncelli, Italian motorcycle racer (250cc World Championship 2008), born in Cattolica, Italy (d. 2011)

Deaths in Sport

  • Tom Dollery, cricketer (4 Tests for Eng 1947-50), dies