On This Day

January 1, 1991 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 20th Fiesta Bowl: #18 Louisville beats #25 Alabama, 34-7
  • 57th Orange Bowl: #1 Colorado beats #5 Notre Dame, 10-9
  • 57th Sugar Bowl: #6 Tennessee beats Virginia, 23-22
  • 77th Rose Bowl: #8 Washington beats #17 Iowa, 46-34

Birthdays in Sport

  • Peter Burling, New Zealand sailor (Olympic gold 49er class 2016; helmsman America's Cup 2017; ISAF World Sailor of the Year 2015, 17), born in Tauranga, New Zealand