Sudbury in History

Famous Birthdays

  • 1812-01-08 William Henry Holmes, English composer, born in Sudbury, England (d. 1885)
  • 1932-11-01 Al Arbour, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman, coach and executive (coach NY Islanders Stanley Cup 1980-83), born in Sudbury, Ontario (d. 2015)

Person of interestAlex Trebek

1940-07-22 Alex Trebek, Canadian-American TV game host (High Rollers, Jeopardy), born in Sudbury, Ontario

Host of Jeopardy! Alex Trebek
Host of Jeopardy!
Alex Trebek
  • 1957-07-06 Ron Duguay, Canadian hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings), born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • 1961-11-26 Dave Hannan, Canadian NHL center (Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche), born in Onaping Falls, Ontario
  • 1965-01-08 Eric Wohlberg, Canadian cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1965-01-14 Dave Lowry, American NHL left wing (Florida Panthers), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1967-04-10 Kay Whitmore Jr., Canadian ice hockey goaltender (NY Rangers), born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • 1968-05-30 Kelley Armstrong, Canadian novelist (Women of the Otherworld), born in Sudbury, Ontario
  • 1970-02-25 Troy Mallette, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1971-02-24 Brian Savage, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
  • 1973-08-24 Andrew Brunette, Canadian NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1974-02-22 Aaron Gavey, Canadian NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1975-02-02 Todd Bertuzzi, Sudbury, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • 1976-01-23 Phil Boudreault, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada