Olympic Sports (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 2,508

  • 1930-11-30 James Felton Boyd, Rocky Mount NC, light HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1931-01-05 Walter Davis, US, running high jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1931-02-01 Madeline Berthod, Switzerland, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1931-03-24 Thelma Kalama, US, 4 X 100m relay swimmer (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 1931-04-18 Klas Lestander, Sweden, 20K biathlon (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1931-05-20 Chiharu Igaya, Japan, slalom (Olympic-silver-1956)
  • 1931-07-26 Takashi Ono, Japan, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)
  • 1931-08-13 Norman Read, NZ, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1931-09-13 Marjorie Jackson, Australia, sprinter (Olympic-gold-1952) [or Feb 13]
  • 1931-11-26 Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo, Italy, downhill skier (Olympic-bronze-1952)
  • 1932-01-15 Dean Smith, US actor/relay runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1932-01-21 Boris Shakhlin, Russia, gymnast (Olympic-gold-1956-60-64)
  • 1932-03-10 Anatoliy Roschin, USSR, super heavyweight wrestler (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1932-04-10 Mae Heriwentha Faggs Starr, NJ, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1932-04-16 Imre Polyak, Hungary, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1932-04-24 Vladimir Yengibaryan, Yerevan, Armenia, welterweight boxer (Olympic gold, 1956), (d. 2013)
  • 1932-04-25 Lia Manoliu, Romania, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1932-04-27 Charles Adkins, US, light welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1932-05-25 K C Jones, Taylor Tx, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1932-06-12 Mamo Wolde, Ethiopia, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1932-07-12 Otis Crandell Davis, Ala, 400m/4X400m relayer (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1932-07-16 Oleg Protopopov, Russia, olympic pairs skater (Gold 1964, 68)
  • 1932-08-07 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
  • 1932-09-14 Joshua Culbreath, Penn, 400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1956)
  • 1932-10-17 Paul Anderson, US, light super heavyweight lifter (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1932-11-13 Olga Connolly-Fikotova, Czech, US discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1933-02-23 Lee Calhoun, Laurel, Mississippi, American 110m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)
  • 1933-06-18 Jean Wicki, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1933-06-20 Jean Boiteux, France, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1933-07-07 Murray Halberg, New Zealand, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1933-07-10 Chuan-Kwang Yang, Taiwan, decathlete (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • 1933-08-04 Nathan Eugene Brooks, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1933-08-10 Bill Nieder, shot putter, (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1933-10-19 Wilfried Dietrich, German FR, super-heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1933-10-27 Valentin Boreyko, Russian rower (Olympic Gold 1960), born in Leningrad (d. 2012)
  • 1933-11-04 Mildred McDaniel, US high jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1933-11-06 Knut Johannesen, Norway, 5K/10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1933-11-23 Hayes Jenkins, US, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1933-12-09 Milt Campbell, American decathlete (Olympic-gold-1956), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • 1934-01-07 Charles Lamont Jenkins, American 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1956), born in NYC, New York

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1934-02-12 Bill Russell, American basketball star (Boston Celtics, Olympic-gold 1956), born in West Monroe, Louisiana

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell
  • 1934-08-19 Bill Cleary, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1934-11-11 Elzbieta Krzesinska, Poland, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1934-11-26 Ludmila Shevtsova, USSR, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1934-12-27 Larissa Latynina, Ukraine, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)

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1935-01-04 Floyd Patterson, American heavyweight champion (1956-59, 1960-62, Olympic gold 1952), born in Waco, North Carolina (d. 2006)

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • 1935-03-06 Ron Delany, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in Arklow, Republic of Ireland
  • 1935-04-21 Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1935-06-01 James George, US, weightlifter (Olympic-silver-1960/bronze-1956)
  • 1935-07-11 Earlene Dennis Brown, Latero Tx, shot putter (Olympic-bronze-1960)
  • 1935-07-18 Tenley Albright, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952, 56), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1935-08-18 Rafer Johnson, decathlete (Olympics gold 1960), born in Hillsboro Texas
  • 1935-08-22 Richard W Howard, 400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1960), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1935-09-22 Harriet King, US, fencing (Olympic-1972)
  • 1935-09-27 Jerome Shipp, US, basketball (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1935-10-03 Abdon Pamich, Italy, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1935-10-15 Bobby Joe Morrow, Brownsville TX, sprinter (Olympic-3 gold-1956)
  • 1935-11-17 Anton Sailer, Austria, skier (Olympic-3 golds-1956)
  • 1935-12-01 Roger Christian, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1935-12-26 Barbara J Jacket, US athletic coach (Olympics 1972)
  • 1936-01-01 Willye B White, US jumper (Olympics-silver-1956)
  • 1936-01-14 Ludmila Pinayeva, USSR, 500m kayak (Olympic-gold-1964, 1968, 1972)
  • 1936-01-14 Reiner Klimke, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • 1936-02-13 Leamon King, Tulare California, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1936-02-29 Alwin Schockemohle, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1936-03-18 Tony Nash, England, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1964)

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1936-04-21 Bob Cleary, American ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ice Hockey Player Bob Cleary
Ice Hockey Player
Bob Cleary
  • 1936-05-19 Elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1936-06-02 Vladimir Golubnichy, USSR, 20K walker (Olympic-gold-1960, 68)
  • 1936-06-29 David Jenkins, US, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1936-09-19 Al Oerter, Astoria NY, discus thrower (Olympics-gold-56, 60, 64, 68)
  • 1936-12-12 Iolanda Balas, Romania, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1937-02-04 John Devitt, Australia, 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1937-02-04 Magnar Solberg, Norway, 20K biathalete (Olympic-gold-1968, 72)
  • 1937-02-12 Charles Everett Dumas, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1956), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1937-02-18 Jeff Farrell, US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1960)
  • 1937-02-27 L Jay Silvester, US, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • 1937-03-20 Helmut Recknagel, Germany, 90m ski jump (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1937-03-26 Barbara Pearl Jones, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1952, 60), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1937-04-18 Tatyana Shchelkanova, USSR, long jumper (Olympic-bronze-1964)
  • 1937-04-26 Robert Boozer, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1960), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2012)
  • 1937-07-31 Isabelle F Daniels, Jakin Georgia, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-56)

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1937-08-05 Herb Brooks, American ice hockey coach (Olympic Gold Medal 1980), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)

Ice Hockey Player & Coach Herb Brooks
Ice Hockey Player & Coach
Herb Brooks
  • 1937-08-10 Lucinda Williams, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1937-08-20 George Thoma, German FR, cross country ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1960)

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1937-09-02 Peter Ueberroth, American organizer of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and commissioner of baseball (1984-89), born in Evanston, Illinois

Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball Peter Ueberroth
Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball
Peter Ueberroth
  • 1937-09-04 Dawn Fraser, NSW Australia, 100m freestyle (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)
  • 1937-09-16 Aleksandr Medved, USSR, super heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1964 68, 72)
  • 1938-01-05 Edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)
  • 1938-01-29 Bill Christian, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1938-02-11 Boris Majorov, USSR, ice hockey (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1938-02-11 Yevgeniy Majorov, USSR, ice hockey (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1938-02-25 Herb Elliott, Australia, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1938-02-25 Viktor Kosichkin, Russian speed skater (Olympic Gold 1960), born in Rybnoye (d. 2012)
  • 1938-04-20 Bernard Malivoire, France, cox pair (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1938-04-20 Betty Cuthbert, Australia 100m/200m/400m dash (Olympic-gold-1956, 64)
  • 1938-05-07 Johnny Caldwell, Ireland, flyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1956)
  • 1938-05-20 Christina Bass-Kaiser, 3K Dutch speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1938-05-25 Ludmil Buldakova, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972)

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1938-05-28 Jerry West, NBA superstar (LA Lakers, Olympic Gold 1960), born in Chelyan, West Virginia

NBA Guard Jerry West
NBA Guard
Jerry West

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport