On This Day

January 20, 1989 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pittsburgh center Mario Lemieux becomes just the 2nd player in NHL history to score 50 goals in less than 50 games; #50 in 44th game as the Penguins lose 7-3 to the Jets in Winnipeg

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux
  • Wayne Holdsworth takes a wicket 1st ball in 1st-class cricket

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nick Foles, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl LII MVP), born in Austin, Texas
1989 in Sport