On This Day

November 5, 1992 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Revenge Match of the 20th century" American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer defeats Russian Boris Spassky to win an unofficial match in Belgrade

Chess Champion Bobby Fischer
Chess Champion
Bobby Fischer

Birthdays in Sport

  • Odell Beckham Jr., American NFL player (New York Giants), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Deaths in Sport

  • Arpad Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies at 89