On This Day

January 31, 1999 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Australian Open Men's Tennis: Yevgeny Kafelnikov becomes first Russian, male or female, to win an Australian title; beats Thomas Enqvist of Sweden 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-6

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl XXXIII, Pro Player Stadium, Miami, FL: Denver Broncos beat Atlanta Falcons, 34-19; MVP: John Elway, Denver, QB

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway

Deaths in Sport

  • Norm Zauchin, American baseball player (b. 1929)