On This Day

January 7, 1990 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Elene Gedevanishvili, Georgian figure skater, born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Gregor Schlierenzauer, Austrian ski jumper, born in Tyrol, Austria

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestBronko Nagurski

Bronko Nagurski, Canadian-American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame fullback (Chicago Bears), dies at 81

Hall of Fame American Football Player Bronko Nagurski
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Bronko Nagurski
  • Horace Stoneham, baseball owner (Giants), dies at 86
  • Joseph Robbie, lawyer/NFL owner (Miami Dolphins), dies at 73