Birthdays in Sport in August 1942

About August 1942

How Old? 76 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 2 Leo Beenhakker, Dutch soccer trainer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Aug 4 Cleon Jones, American baseball player, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Aug 7 Carlos Monz√≥n, Argentine boxer
  • Aug 9 Tommie Agee, American baseball player (d. 2001)
  • Aug 20 Hans-Joachim Klein, German FR, 100m swimmer (Olympic bronze 1964)
  • Aug 20 Fred Norman, American baseball player

Person of interestNancy Richey

Aug 23 Nancy Richey Gunther, American tennis player (US Doubles 1965, 66), born in San Angelo, Texas

Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey
  • Aug 25 Margaret L. Thompson Murdock, American army and first woman to win medal for small bore rifle (Olympic silver 1976), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Aug 30 Pervez Sajjad, Pakistani cricket left-arm spinner (19 Tests 1964-73), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Aug 31 Isao Aoki, Abiko Chiba Japan, PGA golfer (1983 Hawaiian Open)