On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in June 1928

  • Jun 3 John Reid, New Zealand cricket all-rounder and captain (58 Tests; 6 x 100s; 85 wickets) and ICC Match Referee (50 Tests 1993-2002), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2020)
  • Jun 5 Don Chargin, American boxing promoter (IBHOF; Bobby Chacon, Tony "The Tiger" Lopez, Loreto Garza), born in Santa Clara, California (d. 2018)
  • Jun 7 Dave Bowen, Welsh soccer wing-half (19 caps; Arsenal) and manager (Wales 1964-74; Northampton Town), born in Maesteg, Wales (d. 1995)
  • Jun 13 Ken Behring, American real estate developer, NFL team owner, philanthropist (Seattle Seahawks), born in Freeport, Illinois (d. 2019)
  • Jun 16 John Cuneo, Australian sailor (Olympic gold dragon class 1972), born in Bulimba, Queensland, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Jun 28 Peter Heine, South African cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's), born in Winterton, Natal, South Africa (d. 2005)

About June 1928

How Old? 92 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)