Birthdays in Sport in January 1930

Person of interestDon Shula

Jan 4 Don Shula, American NFL coach (Miami Dolphins), born in Grand River Ohio

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula
  • Jan 8 Doreen Wilber, American archer (Olympic gold 1972)

Person of interestTim Horton

Jan 12 Tim Horton, Canadian ice hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, born in Cochrane, Ontario (d. 1974)

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton
  • Jan 17 Eddie LeBaron, American football player, born in San Rafael, California
  • Jan 19 John Waite, cricket wicket-keeper (great South African)
  • Jan 23 Mervyn Rose, Australian professional tennis player (7 Grand Slam titles), born in Coffs Harbour, NSW
  • Jan 26 Harry "Buddy" Melges Jr, Wisc, sailor (Olympic gold/bronze-1964, 72)
  • Jan 30 Sandy AmorĂ³s, Cuban baseball player (d. 1992)
  • Jan 31 Joakim Bonnier, Swedish racecar driver (d. 1972)