Birthdays in Sport in October 1945

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 1 Rod Carew, baseball slugger (AL Rookie of Year 1967)
  • Oct 3 Viktor Saneyev, Soviet triple jumper (Olympic-3 gold/1 silver 1968-80), born in Sukhumi, Georgia
  • Oct 4 Richard Bickell, race horse trainer
  • Oct 8 Vanburn Holder, Barbadian cricketer (West Indian pace bowler of 70's), born in Deans Village, Saint Michael, Barbados
  • Oct 9 Naftali Bon, Kenyan 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1968), born in Kapsabet, Rift Valley Province, Kenya
  • Oct 13 Chako Higuchi, Japanese golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1977; first Asian-born player to win a major title), born in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan
  • Oct 15 Jim Palmer, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 15 Steven Camacho, West Indian cricketer (WI batsman early seventies), born in Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana (d. 2015)
  • Oct 17 Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Oct 18 Yıldo, Turkish famous showman and football player
  • Oct 28 Dennis Lillie [sic], cricketer (Queensland leg-spinner 1965-66/80-82)

About October 1945

How Old? 73 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)