Birthdays in Sport in August 1929

  • Aug 6 Anneliese Kuppers, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1956)
  • Aug 7 Don Larsen, American MLB pitcher (NY Yankees), born on what must have been a perfect day in Michigan City, Indiana
  • Aug 12 Charles Moore, Coatsville Pa, 400m hurdler (Olympic gold/silver-52)
  • Aug 14 Dick Tiger, Nigerian boxer (d. 1971)
  • Aug 16 Helmut Rahn, German footballer (d. 2003)
  • Aug 23 Peter Thomson, Australian golfer, (5-time British Open champion), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2018)
  • Aug 23 Peter Thomson, Australian golfer and 5-time Open Championship winner, born in Brunswick, Victoria (d. 2018)
  • Aug 27 Elizabeta Bagrintseve, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic silver 1952)