On This Day

July 1, 1996 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Canadian NHL franchise Winnipeg Jets officially moves to Arizona, renamed the Phoenix Coyotes
  • In a tour match v India, Hampshire's Kevan James becomes the only 1st class cricketer to take 4 wickets in 4 balls - and then score a century (103)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Adelina Sotnikova, Russian figure skater (Olympic gold individual 2014), born in Moscow, Russia