On This Day

July 8, 1991 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Major league umpire Steve Palermo and former NFL defensive lineman Terence Mann shot trying to help 2 waitresses from being robbed
  • Pitts Pirate President Carl Barger becomes 1st President of Florida Marlins

Birthdays in Sport

  • Devon Conway, New Zealand cricket batsman (7th batsman in history to score a double century on Test debut; 200 v England 2021), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Virgil van Dijk, Dutch footballer (Liverpool FC, Netherlands national team captain), born in Breda, Netherlands
1991 in Sport