November 1969 in Sport

Events in Sport

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2nd Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Women's Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 2nd NFL record of 12 passing touchdowns, New Orleans Billy Kilmer & St L Charlie Johnson pass for 6 touchdowns each
  • 16th US President Nixon becomes first president to attend a season NFL game while in office: the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 41-28
  • 20th Gundappa Viswanath scores 137 on Test Cricket debut v Australia Kanpur

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20th Brazilian soccer icon Pele scores his 1,000th goal

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend
  • 20th SF Giant Willie McCovey edges Tom Seaver as NL MVP
  • 25th KC outfielder Lou Piniella is voted AL Rookie of Year
  • 26th 35th Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Owens, Oklahoma (RB)
  • 29th 34th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 49-26 in Birmingham
  • 30th 57th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 29-11

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1st Barron Wortham, NFL linebacker (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1st Darryl Ashmore, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • 1st Jill Reeve, Hoosick Falls NY, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
  • 1st Tie Domi, Windsor, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • 2nd Dwayne Gordon, NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, NY Jets)
  • 3rd Jim Mckenzie, Gull Lake, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets)
  • 3rd Leslie Shepherd, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
  • 4th Jan Apell, Sweden, tennis star
  • 4th Katrin Borchert, Germany, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • 4th Tommy Henry, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 6th Don Wengert, Sioux City IA, pitcher (Oakland A's)
  • 7th Michelle Morse, Ft Rucker Ala, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)
  • 7th Tanya Dubnicoff, Winnipeg Manitoba, cyclist (Olympics-6th-92, 96)
  • 8th Devon McDonald, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 8th Ricardo McDonald, NFL linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 9th Angel Miranda, Arecieo Puerto Rico, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 10th Arjan van der Laan, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 10th Dan Farthing, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 10th Ed Ward, Edmonton, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • 10th Rod Milstead, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • 10th Faustino Asprilla, Colombian footballer
  • 10th Jens Lehmann, German footballer
  • 11th Damion Easley, infielder (California Angels), born in NYC, New York
  • 11th Dave Moore, NFL tight end/fullback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 11th Jeff Sydner, NFL wide receiver/punt returner (NY Jets)
  • 11th LaRee Pearl Sugg, Petersburg VA, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-15th)
  • 11th Michael Owens, cricket pace bowler (NZ Test)
  • 12th Iain Sydie, North York Ontario, badminton player (Olympics-96)
  • 12th Trevor Shaw, CFL slot back (BC Lions)
  • 12th Jason Cundy, English footballer and broadcaster
  • 14th David Webb, WLAF defensive end (Scottish Claymores)
  • 14th Mark Henderson, US, 4X100m butterfly (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 14th Sue Stewart, basketball guard (Olympics-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 15th Helen Kelesi, Canada, tennis star
  • 15th Peter Martin, cricketer (Lancashire & England pace bowler 1995)
  • 16th Mike Devlin, NFL guard/center (Buffalo Bills, Cardinals)
  • 16th Thomas Ingalsbe, 238+ lbs (108+ kg) US weightlifter (Olympics-1996)
  • 17th Takako Inque, Toride Japan, wrestler (Japan)
  • 18th Lee Anne Ketcham, Tallahassee Fla, female pitcher (Silver Bullets)
  • 18th Raghib Ismail, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Oakland Raiders)
  • 18th Sam Cassell, NBA guard (NJ Nets, Houston Rockets)
  • 19th Rod Mapstone, Australian long jumper (Olympics-96)
  • 20th Chris Harris, cricketer (son of Zin NZ all-rounder in ODI's)
  • 20th Konstantin Semyonov, Israel, Men's pole vaulter (Oly-11th-1996)
  • 20th Malvin Hunter, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 20th Richard Dickson Reid, NZ, road race cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 20th Silvia Sommaggio, Italian 5k runner
  • 21st Ken Griffey, Jr., Donora, Pennsylvania, American baseball center fielder (Seattle Mariners, MVP 1997)
  • 22nd Byron Houston, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • 22nd John Parrella, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 24th Romesh Kaluwitharana, cricket (big-hit SL batsman, ton on Test debut)
  • 25th Anthony Peeler, NBA guard (LA Lakers, Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 25th Donald Reynolds, WLAF defensive tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 26th Sam Militello, baseball player
  • 26th Shawn Kemp, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 28th Dale Carter, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • 28th Doug Petersen, CFL defensive end (Montreal Alouettes)
  • 28th Marc Spindler, NFL defensive tackle/end (NY Jets, Detroit Lions)
  • 28th Nick Knight, cricketer (England opening batsman 1995- )
  • 28th Pedro Astacio, Hato Mayor Dom Rep, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • 28th Pio Sagapolutele, NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints, Cleveland Browns)
  • 28th Robb Nen, San Pedro, California, American MLB pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • 28th Sonia O'Sullivan, Ireland, 5k runner (Olympics-4th-92, 96)
  • 29th Ben Iroha, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 29th Craig Evans, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • 29th J-Me Carney, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 29th Mariano Rivera, Panama City Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 29th Pierre van Hooijdonk, Dutch soccer player (NAC, Celtic)
  • 29th Kasey Keller, American soccer player
  • 30th Larry Brown, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders)
  • 30th Mark Lewis, Hamilton OH, infielder (Detroit Tigers)