On This Day

March 22, 1989 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Clint Malarchuk of the Buffalo Sabres suffers a near-fatal injury when another player accidentally slits his throat.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pete Rozelle announces retirement as NFL commissioner after 29 years

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestJ. J. Watt

J. J. Watt [Justin James], American NFL player (Houston Texans), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin

American Football Player J. J. Watt
American Football Player
J. J. Watt