Birthdays in Sport in October 1930

About October 1930

How Old? 87 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 1 Frank Gardner, Australian racing driver
  • Oct 2 J M Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India 1952-59 with little impact)
  • Oct 4 Bill Wade, NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2016)

Person of interestRichie Benaud

Oct 6 Richie Benaud, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (62 Tests, 248 wickets), born in Penrith, New South Wales (d. 2015)

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud
  • Oct 10 Konstantin Vyrupayev, Soviet wrestler (Greco-Roman Bantamweight Olympic Gold 1956), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 11 Bill Fischer, baseball player
  • Oct 11 Harry Glass, German DR, 1st E German Olympic medalist (bronze-1956)
  • Oct 27 Bill George, American NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, LA Rams), born in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1982)
  • Oct 28 Bernie Ecclestone, English motorsports impresario (F1), born in St Peter, South Elmham