Today in Texas Longhorn Sports History

What happened on this day in Texas Longhorn sports history?

Below is a list of major events in Texas Longhorn sports history that happened on this day. They can have been for current teams, former athletes, or related events. There’s something new every day.

August 18, 1903

Tiny Gooch is Born

Offensive tackle, wrestler, and discuss thrower John Aubrey "Tiny" Gooch is born in Ellis County, Texas.

August 18, 1943

Mick Haley is Born

Former women's volleyball coach Mick Haley is born.

August 18, 1943

Mick Haley is Born

Head women's volleyball coach (1980-1996) Mick Haley is born in Angola, Indiana.

August 18, 1979

Colleen Lanne is Born

Olympic swimmer Colleen Lanne is born in Tucson, Arizona.


I am adding entries just about every day, so if there’s a piece of Texas Longhorn history that you believe is missing, let me know.

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