On This Day

January 19, 2013 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lance Armstrong admits to doping in all seven of his Tour de France victories

Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • The 2012-2013 NHL season begins after a 119-day lockout

Weddings in Sport

  • Figure skater five-time world champion Michelle Kwan (32) weds American lawyer Clay Pell at the First Unitarian Church of Providence, Rhode Island; divorce in 2017

Deaths in Sport

  • Anatoly Bannik, Ukrainian chess master, dies at 91

Person of interestEarl Weaver

Earl Weaver, American hall of fame MLB manager, dies from a heart attack at 82

MLB Manager Earl Weaver
MLB Manager
Earl Weaver

Person of interestStan Musial

Stan Musial, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (24 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1942, 44, 46; NL MVP 1943, 46, 48; 7 × NL batting champion; St Louis Cardinals), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

2013 in Sport