Monday: Birth of Martin Peters (1940). Death of Fred Archer (1886).
Wednesday: Birth of Mike Powell (1963). Death of Sir Gordon Richards (1986). BBC's first televised rugby league match (1951); Sugar Ray Robinson retires (1965).
Thursday: Birth of Alan Jones, Australian racing driver (1946). Spikes used for the first time at an athletics meeting (1868).
Friday: Birth of Nadia Comaneci (1961).
Saturday: Births of Harold Larwood (1904); Bernard Hinault (1934).Reuse content