Birthdays in Sport on April 13

  • 1867 Sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & England Rugby wing-forward)
  • 1885 Vean Gregg, American baseball player (d. 1964)
  • 1911 Ico Hitrec, Croatian footballer (d. 1946)
  • 1913 David Donald Albritton, Danville Al, high jumper (Olympic silver 1936)
  • 1925 Frank Chamberlain, CEO (Test & County Cricket Board)
  • 1929 Marilynn Smith, LPGA golfer (1972 Pabst Open), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • 1931 Daniel "Dan" Gurney, American race-car driver, coach and team owner (All American Racers), born in Port Jefferson, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1940 Mike Beuttler, British racing driver (d. 1988)
  • 1940 Jim McNab, Scottish footballer (d. 2006)
  • 1945 Edward J Caruthers Jr, Troy Ala, high jumper (Olympic silver 1968)
  • 1945 Bob Kalsu, American football player (d. 1970)
  • 1949 Ricardo Zuniño, Argentine racing driver
  • 1951 Beatrix "Trixie" Schuba, Austrian figure skater considered to be one of the best compulsory figure skaters ever (Olympic gold 1972), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1951 Joachim Streich, East German footballer
  • 1952 Jonjo O'Neill, racehorse trainer
  • 1955 Lupe Pintor, Mexican boxer
  • 1956 Michael Nikolay, German DR, gymnast (Olympics)
  • 1956 Peter 'Possum' Bourne, New Zealand rally driver (d. 2003)
  • 1957 Dallas Moir, Scottish cricketer
  • 1960 Olaf Ludwig, German cyclist
  • 1962 Dave Miley, former baseball player and manager

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1963 Gary Kasparov, Russian chess player (world champion 1985-93), born in Baku, Azerbaijan

Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist
Garry Kasparov
  • 1963 Jan Willem van Ede, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, PSV)
  • 1963 Mark Leiter, Joliet IL, pitcher (SF Giants)
  • 1964 Davis Milton Love III, PGA golfer (1987 MCI Heritage), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1964 Doug Strange, infielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • 1964 Jose Rijo, pitcher (NY Yankees, Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1965 Quinn Early, NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills)
  • 1966 Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian football player
  • 1967 Dana Barros, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
  • 1968 Tami Lyn Jameson, team handball goalie (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1968 Ted Washington, NFL nose tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1968 Toni Lee Jameson, team handball back court (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1970 Eddie Robinson, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1970 Monty Brown, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1970 Gerry Creaney, Scottish footballer
  • 1971 Charles Outlaw, NBA forward (LA Clippers, Orlando Magic)
  • 1971 Bo Outlaw, American basketball player
  • 1972 Dave Wohlabaugh, NFL center/guard (NE Patriots)
  • 1972 Mariusz Czerkawski, Radomsko Pol, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1972 Mike Kennedy, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1973 Aaron Hayden, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973 Dave Wohlabaugh, corner (New England Patriots)
  • 1974 Sergei Gonchar, NHL defenseman (Capitals, Olympic silver 1998), born in Chelyabinsk, Russia
  • 1974 Darren Turner, British Race Driver
  • 1975 Bruce Dyer, English footballer
  • 1976 Everton Matambanadzo, Zimbabwean cricket pace bowler (v Paki 1996)
  • 1978 Carles Puyol, Spanish footballer
  • 1979 Baron Davis, American basketball player
  • 1979 Meghann Shaughnessy, American tennis player
  • 1980 Quentin Richardson, American basketball player
  • 1981 Nat Borchers, American soccer player
  • 1983 Schalk Burger, South African rugby player
  • 1983 Hunter Pence, American baseball player
  • 1988 Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
  • 1992 Mohammad Amir, Pakistani cricket bowler (5-year ban for spot-fixing), born in Changa Bangial, Pakistan